Ali in 1967

Heavyweight champion Cassius Clay, left, conferred today with Dr. <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST001228" title="Martin Luther King Jr." href="/topic/arts-culture/culture/martin-luther-king-jr.-PEHST001228.topic">Martin Luther King</a>, and King said later "the sooner this country does away with the draft, the better off we'll be." Clay was here for his court suit to prevent his Army induction April 28 in Houston.

( Associated Press / March 29, 1967 )

Heavyweight champion Cassius Clay, left, conferred today with Dr. Martin Luther King, and King said later "the sooner this country does away with the draft, the better off we'll be." Clay was here for his court suit to prevent his Army induction April 28 in Houston.

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