MPR News Presents for July 26, 2012
Jul 26, 2012 The Olympic rings hang from Tower Bridge Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Guests Michelle Kwan: Figure skater and Olympic medalist in 1998 and 2002. US public diplomacy envoy under Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and appointed by President Obama to the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. Tom McMillen: US Olympic basketball team, 1972. NBA 1976-1986. Rhodes Scholar and Member of Congress (D-MD) 1987-1993. Jeremy Schaap: Emmy Award-winning sports journalist at ESPN. Author of "Cinderella Man," "Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics." Christine Brennan: Moderator. USA Today journalist who has covered 14 consecutive Olympic Games. Author of "Best Seat in the House," and "Inside Edge."
Two former Olympians, Michelle Kwan (1998 & 2002) and Tom McMillen (1972), share their Olympic memories and discuss the meaning of the Olympic movement with sports journalists Christine Brennan and Jeremy Schaap.