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The Nazi Games and Jesse Owens

August 1st, 2012

Episode 465 of 935 episodes

Most people associate the 1936 Berlin Olympics with African-American sprinter Jesse Owens. Yet the games were successful in terms of Nazi propaganda: More nations than ever participated, and the Olympic torch was used for the first time.