Katarina Witt on Nine for IX (ESPN)
For those of you who don't know "Nine for IX" is a documentary series celebrating the 40th anniversary of Title IX. It focuses on stories of women in sports as told by female filmmakers. The next episode, showing this Tuesday (8/6) at 9pm, is about Katarina Witt.
"At the height of the Cold War, Katarina Witt became one of East Germany's most famous athletes by winning back-to-back Olympic gold medals in figure skating. The Nine for IX film "The Diplomat," which premieres Aug. 6 on ESPN (8 p.m. ET), explores how Witt ultimately ended up being a beneficiary and victim of the East German regime." http://espn.go.com/espnw/w-in-action/nine-for-ix/ The episodes do replay so if you miss it it should be on several more times.