Book Discussion on The John Carlos Story

John Carlos, winner of the bronze medal in the 200 meters in the 1968 Olympics, recalls the raised-fist Black Power salute he and his… read more

John Carlos, winner of the bronze medal in the 200 meters in the 1968 Olympics, recalls the raised-fist Black Power salute he and his teammate, Tommie Smith, gave on the medal podium in Mexico City. Mr. Carlos recounts his symbolic gesture at the Olympics, the subsequent fall-out, and his continued political activism. John Carlos and his co-author, Dave Zirin, also responded to questions from members of the audiene at the Northwest African American Museum in Seattle. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on The John Carlos Story

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Location:
Seattle, Washington, United States
First Aired:
Dec 10, 2011
Last Aired:
Feb 24, 2012

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  • Dec 10, 2011 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 11, 2011 | 4:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 14, 2012 | 9:16am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 23, 2012 | 9:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 24, 2012 | 4:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
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