"We knew that what we were going to do was far greater than any athletic feat. He said, 'I'll stand with you'." Carlos said he expected to see fear in Norman's eyes. He didn't. "I saw love."
"Peter never flinched [on the dais]. He never turned his eyes, he never turned his head. He never said so much as 'ouch'.
|1968 Olympics, Mexico.|
Photo by John Dominis
As reported by Martin Flanagan, Sydney Morning Herald, after Peter Norman's funeral services, Melbourne, Australia, October 10, 2006. Tommie Smith and John Carlos were pallbearers at Peter Norman's funeral.