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Book Briefs: Billie Jean King and a Midwife’s Memoir

By Elizabeth Willse
By Elizabeth Willse, Contributing Editor Billie Jean King: Pressure is a Privilege: Lessons I’ve Learned from Life and the Battle of the Sexes On Sept. 20, 1973, Billie Jean King competed against Bobby Riggs in a hard-fought Battle of the Sexes. Her victory not only made tennis history, but marked the beginning of a new era for women in sports…
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