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Thursday's Your Call: What role should athletes play in our political dialogue?

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On the next Your Call, we'll have a conversation with former Olympic sprinter John Carlos and sportswriter Dave Zirin about their book, The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World. Carlos is famous for his politically-charged Black Power salute with Tommie Smith at the 1968 Olympics. How much power does a professional athlete have to speak out to the world beyond sports? And why do we listen? Join us at 10 or email us at feedback@yourcallradio.org. It's Your Call, with Matt Martin, and You. 

https://content-8.powells.com/cover?isbn=9781608461271 
The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World by John Carlos & Dave Zirin

Guests:
John Carlos, former Olympic athlete and co-author of The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World 

Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation and co-author of The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World 

Ali Budner came to KALW as a volunteer reporter with Crosscurrents in early 2009, then joined the Your Call team as a producer in March of 2010. She loves the dynamic daily interactions of live radio and the inspiring guests and listeners that Your Call attracts. She still makes stories for Crosscurrents in her free time.