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American Experience

Coming Soon: The Boys of '36

Preview: Season 28 Episode 7 | 1m

In the summer of 1936, nine working class young men from the University of Washington took the rowing world and the nation by a storm when they captured the gold medal at the Olympic Games in Berlin. American Experience Executive Producer, Mark Samels talks about the series' upcoming documentary on the "Boys of '36," inspired by the best-selling book by Daniel James Brown.

Aired: 08/02/16

Rating: NR

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