National Press Club

Nike In the Global Economy

May 12, 1998

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Run time: 38 minutes

Mr. Knight talked about his company and its evolution from his selling running shoes out of the back of his car trunk to becoming a giant in the industry. He also touched on recent criticisms that Nike employees in Asia and elsewhere are exploited by unfair and inhumane labor conditions. Following his remarks, Mr. Knight answered questions from the audience.