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Deacon Jones Pro Football Hall of Fame Speech August 2nd 1980

Deacon Jones: Commissioner Rozelle. Mr. Schreiber, Mayor Cmich, fellow Enshrinees and Hall of Fame Presenter. Violence in its many forms is an involuntary quest for identity. When our identity is endangered we feel certain we have a mandate for war. In 1957 David Jones, a tough, unwavering outspoken student from the black South Carolina State [...]


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