For Gold and Glory

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: 11/19/12

Rating: NR

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