9.79*: Story of Lewis-Johnson airs tonight

In the history of the Olympics, there's never been a controversy quite like what ensued over the 100-meter race at the 1988 Seoul Games. It brought together Carl Lewis (U.S.) and Ben Johnson (Canada), who had been fierce competitors. Lewis was known as a savvy careerist who became an American hero at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. Johnson was his chief rival, considered an underdog due to his recovery from a pulled hamstring. In less than 10 seconds, Johnson edged in front of Lewis to win. But that wasn't the end. The movie "9.79*", directed by Daniel Gordon, debuts at 8 p.m.