WATCH: Trailer for 'American Masters Billie Jean King'

The legendary Billie Jean King is making history again! This time, she becomes the first sports figure to be profiled on PBS’s American Masters, and just in time for her 70th birthday.
By: Tracy E. Gilchrist
July 16 2013 1:42 PM

The legendary Billie Jean King is making history again! This time, she becomes the first sports figure to be profiled on PBS’s American Masters, and just in time for her 70th birthday.

King, who came out as a lesbian in the ‘70s, is the subject of a 90-minute documentary entitled simply, American Masters Billie Jean King, which airs Sept. 10 on PBS. The show will commemorate the 40th anniversery of King's masterful trouncing of Bobby Riggs in the War of the Sexes. 

The doc features interviews with King, Serena and Venus Williams, Hillary Clinton, Sir Elton John, Maria Sharapova, Gloria Steinem, Chris Evert, Margaret Court, Riggs’ son Larry and many more.

Watch the trailer for the doc below!

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