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Olympic Games

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An ancient Greek festival with athletic, literary, and musical competitions held at Olympia every four years, traditionally from 776 bc until abolished by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in...

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When in Rome

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox.

in Voice of the Wildcats

August 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radio. 4416 words.

Despite a downslide for UK basketball and football, Claude continued to enjoy broadcasting, with one highlight being covering the 1960 summer Olympic Games in Rome. Claude continued to win...

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Live from Hitler’s Reich

Michael J. Socolow.

in Six Minutes in Berlin

October 2016; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radio. 14156 words.

This chapter details the radio broadcasting of the Berlin Olympic Games. The opening ceremony broadcasts primed global audiences for two weeks of Olympic experience. For U.S. network radio...

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Introduction

Michael J. Socolow.

in Six Minutes in Berlin

October 2016; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radio. 5974 words.

This introductory chapter provides a background of the eight-oared crew race event in the Berlin Olympic Games on August 14, 1936. That race is mostly forgotten today, but in its day it was...

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Berlin 1936 as Global Broadcast Spectacle and Personal Experience

Michael J. Socolow.

in Six Minutes in Berlin

October 2016; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radio. 17870 words.

This chapter recounts the arrival of the U.S. athletes in Berlin. The emotional intensity of Berlin's Olympic welcome stunned visitors. “Men who had been with former Olympic teams said that...

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“Let’s Go to Berlin”

Michael J. Socolow.

in Six Minutes in Berlin

October 2016; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radio. 13979 words.

This chapter details the Olympic trials, the boycott movement, and the broadcast preparations for the Berlin Olympic Games. A few minutes after the triumph of the Husky Clipper in the...

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Conclusion

Michael J. Socolow.

in Six Minutes in Berlin

October 2016; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radio. 5860 words.

This chapter argues that the advertising climate in U.S. radio changed significantly after 1935 and intensified even further immediately after the war. The commercial imperative in postwar...

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Six Minutes in Berlin

Michael Socolow.

October 2016; p ublished online April 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Radio. 288 pages.

The Berlin Olympics, August 14, 1936. German rowers, dominant at the Games, line up against America's top eight-oared crew. Hundreds of millions of listeners worldwide wait by their radios....

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Chris Marker

Steven Jacobs and Sofie Verdoodt.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online November 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 10418 words.

Chris Marker is a pseudonym of Christian François Bouche-Villeneuve (b. 1921, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France–d. 2012, Paris, France), a French director, screenwriter, photographer, editor,...