Programs by Subject - Sports

9:45 am to 10:30 am
State Capitol, Senate Committee Room A
Lexington: The Extraordinary Life and Turbulent Times of America’s Legendary Racehorse
with Kim Wickens and moderator Miki Pfeffer

10:45 am to 11:45 am
State Capitol, Senate Committee Room A
Celebrating Louisiana Sports Hall of Famers: Bertman, Brown, and Browne
Trent Angers, Dale Brown Court: …and the Battle for Human Dignity
Jim Fraiser, The Pat Browne Jr. Story: A Life Played Well
Glenn Guilbeau, Everything Matters in Baseball: The Skip Bertman Story
with moderator André Moreau

Noon to 12:30 pm
State Capitol, Senate Committee Room A
Five Laterals and a Trombone: Cal, Stanford, and the Wildest Ending in College Football History
Tyler Bridges

12:45 pm to 1:30 pm
State Capitol, Senate Committee Room A
At the Intersection of Sports and Human Rights
Warren A. Perrin, The Weight of History, the Power of Apology: Remembering Lifter David Berger 50 Years After the Munich Olympics
Erin Grayson Sapp, Moving the Chains: The Civil Rights Protest That Saved the Saints and Transformed New Orleans


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