America Changes Its Mind On Lance Armstrong

America Changes Its Mind On Lance Armstrong
By Donny Mahoney Updated

Tyler Hamilton's claims that he saw Lance Armstrong inject himself with EPO in the 1999 Tour de France (among other things) was aired on the '60 Minutes' program as part of a twenty-minute TV magazine feature. You can watch it below:

The clould of PED has always lurked around Armstong, as fans of Paul Kimmage will know. Generally-speaking, Americans, though, have always taken Armstrong at his word when he has insisted that he is clean. It's a story that so many people have wanted to believe in.But Hamilton's comments seems to have created a sea change in the American conventional wisdom on Armstrong. Below you'll find ESPN's Michael Wilbon, one of the most trusted American sports journalists, thoughts on the program. For a journalist like Wilbon to question Armstrong's integrity so publicly suggests a pretty radical shift. Armstrong, of course, was critical of the show:

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