For Gold and Glory
Special | 30m
In the 1920s, racial tensions created separation between black and white athletes. After being denied participation in the Indianapolis 500, Charlie Wiggins, "the Negro Speed King", created a national racing league for African Americans. For Gold & Glory spotlights first-hand conversations with Charlie's wife Roberta and features interviews with former drivers, families, historians and witnesses.
Aired: 11/19/12Video has closed captioning.