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The Manassa Mauler

  • Aired: 10/02/2014
  • 28:19
  • Rating: NR
Before he was the World Heavyweight Champion and a cultural icon of the 1920s, William Harrison Dempsey spent his youth as a miner, cowboy, and farmhand in the Rocky Mountain region. Robust and powerful, Dempsey demonstrated a talent for fighting, and embarked on a career as professional boxer “Jack” Dempsey, the Manassa Mauler.
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The Manassa Mauler
A look at the early life of one of the state’s most renowned native sons, Jack Dempsey.
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