The Nazi Games - Berlin 1936

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The film chronicles the story of how the Nazis and the IOC turned, to their mutual benefit, a small sports event into the modern Olympics. The grand themes and controversial issues from the 1936 Games have continued to this day: Monumentality, budget overruns, collusion with authoritarian regimes, corruption, and sometimes even bribery.

Aired: 08/01/16

Rating: TV-PG

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