About This Show
Welcome to Witnessing Greatness, a podcast dedicated to athletes and their pursuit of perfection. Hosted by Jeremiah Born and Leisl Veach, Witnessing Greatness offers unfiltered discussions about athletes, coaches, players, and advocates for athletes across the world. WG also features interviews and regular conversations about the relationship between sports, race, culture, and the media.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 27: Curt Schilling and the Specter of White Privilege
3 days ago
On this episode of Witnessing Greatness, host Leisl Veach tackles Curt Schilling's journey from two time Word Series winner to alt-right conservative voice. Tracking his comments on everything from climate change to the LGBTQ community, Muslim extremists, and lynching, this story attempts to capture the character of white privilege. It also seeks to show how small and consistent forms of privilege can breed a scary and violent political viewpoint.