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1936 Olympics in Berlin

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The U.S. Holocaust Museum has just opened an exhibit about the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, when Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler used the international sporting event to aggrandize his racist regime, with the full cooperation of Olympic officials from the U.S. Last week, a group of athletes who competed in the 1936 Olympics spoke at the museum. Their stories have become legend to some, but are mostly unknown to younger generations.

Guests: MARC FISHER, FORMER BERLIN BUREAU CHIEF OF THE WASHINGTON POST, AUTHOR OF AFTER THE WALL: GERMANY, GERMANS AND THE BURDEN OF HISTORY.

MARGARET (GRETA) LAMBERT, JEWISH TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPION DENIED A PLACE ON THE GERMAN TEAM.

JOHN WOODRUFF, GOLD MEDALIST.

MARTY GLICKMAN, AMERICAN JEWISH ATHLETE REMOVED BY COACHES AT THE LAST MINUTE

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