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Eye on America (Racial Milepost) #777344

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 17, 2005
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Aqueduct, New York: Troy Roberts) The story of Jimmy Winkfield, a black jockey who rose from shoeshine boy to Kentucky Derby winner in the 1900s, presented; photos shown; scenes shown from the inaugural Jimmy Winkfield Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York City. [“Wink” author Ed HOTALING†- comments on discrimination against African Americans in the sport of horse racing.] [Black jockey Noel WYNTER†- comments on racial discrimination today.]

Rather, Dan;
Roberts, Troy

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