Competing to Carry the Olympic Torch Many vied for the opportunity to carry the flame in San Francisco by entering an essay contest. Sean Baumstark discusses his winning essay and why he wants to be part of the ceremony.

Competing to Carry the Olympic Torch

Competing to Carry the Olympic Torch

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Mass protests are expected to greet the Olympic torch in San Francisco Wednesday. Many vied for the opportunity to carry the flame by entering an essay writing contest. Madeleine Brand talks to Sean Baumstark about his winning essay and why he wants to be a part of the ceremony.

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