Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Historic 1936 Berlin Olympics

A few weeks ago, NPR’s sports commentator Frank Deford delivered a characteristically fascinating report on the 1936 Berlin Olympics during which the ascendant Nazi state charmed the world, flexed its muscle and elevated Olympic pageantry to new heights. Listen to the podcast:

Podcast: When Owens Beat Hitler

Deford has written a novel on the subject entitled Bliss, Remembered:

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