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By Michael J Socolow

ISBN-10: 0252040708

ISBN-13: 9780252040702

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ISBN-13: 9780252082214

The Berlin Olympics, August 14, 1936. German rowers, dominant on the video games, line up opposed to America's best eight-oared team. hundreds of thousands of hundreds of thousands of listeners around the globe wait by way of their radios. Leni Riefenstahl prepares her cameramen. Grantland Rice appears prior the 75,000 spectators crowding the riverbank. Above all of it, the Nazi management, flush with the propaganda triumph the Olympics have given their New Germany, wait for a crowning victory they could broadcast to the realm. The Berlin video games matched state-of-the-art communique know-how with compelling activities narrative to attract the blueprint for all destiny activities broadcasting. a world audience--the greatest cohort of humanity ever assembled--enjoyed the spectacle through radio. This still-novel medium provided a "liveness," an exhilarating immediacy no different expertise had ever matched. Michael J. Socolow's account strikes from the era's technological thoughts to the human drama of the way the race replaced the lives of 9 younger males. As he indicates, the origins of world activities broadcasting are available during this unmarried, forgotten contest. In these origins we see the methods the presentation, intake, and makes use of of game replaced forever.

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The Berlin Olympics, August 14, 1936. German rowers, dominant on the video games, line up opposed to America's best eight-oared group. thousands of thousands of listeners around the globe wait via their radios. Leni Riefenstahl prepares her cameramen. Grantland Rice seems to be prior the 75,000 spectators crowding the riverbank.

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