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Legacy of Speed
Legacy of Speed
Pushkin Industries

When two Black sprinters raised their fists in protest at the 1968 Olympic Games, it shook the world. More than 50 years... more

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From Started from the Bottom: Malcolm Gladwell and Justin Richmond Live at Medgar Evers College

Here's a special preview of a new Pushkin podcast, Started from the Bottom. Every week on Started from the Bottom, host... more

29 Mar 2023 · 43 minutes
Running in Recycled Shoes from What's Your Problem?

Here's a special episode of another Pushkin podcast, What's Your Problem? Every week on What's Your Problem?, former Planet Money... more

16 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
Introducing Good Sport: Something in the Water: Where Do Great Athletes Come From?

Here's a preview from Good Sport, a new show from TED. “Muck City”, Florida. Kinston, North Carolina. The courts of... more

15 Feb 2023 · 36 minutes
Episode 6: Live in Eugene

Legendary sprinters Wyomia Tyus, Ato Boldon and Tommie Smith join host Malcolm Gladwell live on stage for a conversation about... more

23 Aug 2022 · 44 minutes
Bonus: Just Relax with Malcolm Gladwell

Writer and podcast host Malcolm Gladwell is guest hosting an entire week of the podcast, Radio Headspace. He'll be discussing how... more

16 Aug 2022 · 7 minutes
Episode 5: The Legacy

The track in San Jose has been turned into a parking lot. But the legacy of Speed City is alive... more

09 Aug 2022 · 37 minutes
Episode 4: The Mexico City Games

After months of debate about whether to boycott or not, our trio of Speed City sprinters are headed to Mexico... more

26 Jul 2022 · 34 minutes
Episode 3: Exit, Voice or Loyalty

Tommie Smith. Lee Evans. John Carlos. Hear how these three legendary sprinters all ended up at San Jose State. They... more

06 Jul 2022 · 35 minutes
Episode 2: Building a Movement

By the early 1960s, Speed City was earning a reputation for breaking records. But Bud Winter’s track program was broke.... more

28 Jun 2022 · 29 minutes
Episode 1: Relax and Win

A small group of people — all connected to a second-tier state college — revolutionized coaching and athletic activism in... more

14 Jun 2022 · 35 minutes
Legacy of Speed
From Started from the Bottom: Malcolm Gladwell and Justin Richmond Live at Medgar Evers College
Legacy of Speed