The Boys of '36: The Olympic Trials
Clip: Season 28 Episode 7 | 1m 15s
The boys from Washington had to win one more time to become the first Washington crew to represent the United States in the Olympics. "The Boys of '36" premieres August 2 at 9/8c on PBS American Experience.
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In July 1936 more than 300 athletes left for Berlin aboard the SS Manhattan. Premieres 8/2
The story of nine young men from Washington who captured gold at the 1936 Olympic Games.
Washington’s exercised patience at the National Championships. Premieres 8/2 on PBS.
The University of Washington stroke oar Don Hume was special. Premieres 8/2 on PBS.
The story of nine boys who rowed for gold at the 1936 Olympics. Premieres Aug. 2 on PBS.
The story of the triumph of the U.S. Men's rowing team at the 1936 Olympics. Premieres 8/2
Executive Producer, Mark Samels talks about our upcoming documentary, "The Boys of '36."
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