Smithsonian Names Billie Jean King One of its “Great Americans”

Published to Smithsonian Magazine on October 2, 2018
Tennis great Billie Jean King shows no sign of slowing down. She is approaching 75, and has eight knee operations under her belt, but the holder of 39 Grand Slam titles and a Presidential Medal of Freedom proved she can volley words as nimbly as she handled a tennis ball during a ceremony held in her honor at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History last night.

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