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Witness Docs presents All-American, a series that zeroes in on sports icons to find out what their stories can tell us about America itself. Season 1 focused on the many chapters of world-famous golfer Tiger Woods: a phenom's rise, a shocking fall from grace, and debatably the greatest sports comeback of all time. Host and producers Jordan Bell and journalist Albert Chen revisit Tiger's journey to find out what the media got right, and what it didn't. Season 2 focuses on Venus and Serena Willia… Continue Reading >>
Witness Docs presents All-American, a series that zeroes in on sports icons to find out what their stories can tell us about America itself. Season 1 focused on the many chapters of world-famous golfer Tiger Woods: a phenom's rise, a shocking fall from grace, and debatably the greatest sports comeback of all time. Host and producers Jordan Bell and journalist Albert Chen revisit Tiger's journey to find out what the media got right, and what it didn't. Season 2 focuses on Venus and Serena Williams. Hosted by veteran journalist Cecil Harris, the story reveals ugly truths about how America often scorns and resists Black excellence. Hear more great stories about complicated people from Witness Docs at witnesspodcasts.com << Show Less
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Venus & Serena | E5 Althea Althea Gibson is the greatest tennis player that most people have never heard of -- and one of Serena's heroes. We explore how Althea moved tennis forward in so many ways but received little in return. And how she still largely hasn’t received her due.
Venus & Serena | E4 Rumors A rumor about the Williams family spirals into one of the ugliest moments in tennis history. Plus, how a 2001 tournament showed some of the tennis community's true colors.
Venus & Serena | E3 On Planet Venus Before Venus and Serena, there was just Venus. Her unusual debut in professional tennis got host Cecil Harris hooked on the Williams family. In this episode, he chronicles how Venus had to navigate a series of early, challenging moments without her sister.
Venus & Serena | E1 America's Sweethearts The All-American team meets for the first time at the 2021 US Open. The only people missing? The Williams sisters. Both Venus and Serena sit out because of injuries but the team uncovers their effect on the tournament anyway. Plus, host Cecil Harris takes a trip down memory lane with The Hollywood Reporter's Nekesa Mumbi Moody. They revisit the 2002 US Open and the crowd's ambivalence towards the Williams sisters.
Venus & Serena | E2 The Plan Richard Williams made a plan for his daughters to become tennis champions before either of them were born. But the whole family helped the plan succeed, especially the girls’ mother, Oracene Price, whose role is often overlooked.
Introducing All-American S2: Venus & Serena While Venus and Serena Williams are revered today, twenty years ago they were both being booed. On All-American: Venus & Serena, host Cecil Harris, a veteran sports reporter who has covered the Williams sisters for nearly their entire careers, revisits the jaw-dropping moments that have defined their time in the spotlight, through interviews with retired tennis players, fans, journalists, and their former coach, Rick Macci. Through their story, All-American: Venus & Serena reveals ugly truths about how America often ignores, scorns, and resists Black excellence -- until it becomes undeniable. The new season officially starts July 13.
Introducing TORCHED On this episode of TORCHED, Molly Bloom revisits the 1972 Men&rsquo;s Basketball Gold Medal Game, set against a bitter Cold War backdrop To this day, the U.S. team has refused to accept their silver medals because of what went down on the court with the Soviet Union. Was it simply controversy&hellip; or could it have been conspiracy? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
BONUS: Tiger and the 2020 Masters Tiger didn't get to keep his title at this year's Masters tournament, but his performance did leave a lot to talk about. Jordan and Albert speak with professional golfer Bo Van Pelt about the unusual major and what's next for Tiger.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tiger Woods | E10 Hindsight in 2020 2020 changed everything. For Tiger, the world— and this show. Jordan and Albert revisit their thoughts on Tiger and his legacy, see what he's been up to since his comeback, and consider what he might do next.
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