|Tommy Smith, Olympic gold medalist, and John Carlos, Olympic bronze medalist, |
men's 200m, on the podium in Mexico City, 1968
Program signed at the dedication of the Echo Summit, CA, site of the
1968 US Olympic High Altitude Training Center and Olympic Trials
June 27, 2014
Photo copyright 2014 Mark Cullen, All Rights Reserved
Audio recording of remarks by Smith and Carlos at the Echo Summit ceremony:
My account of that day, and of their time
The 1968 US Men’s Olympic track and field team, arguably the greatest ever assembled, was honored today with the recognition of the Echo Summit, CA, US Men’s Track and Field Olympic Trials and high-altitude training site as a California Historical Landmark.
Smith and Carlos were the featured speakers.
it reverberates still.
|photo credit: pausatf.org|