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Six Minutes in Berlin: Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics

Michael Socolow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040702
eISBN:
9780252099144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040702.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

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. Leni ... More


Conclusion: The Berlin Olympic Games and Global Sports Broadcasting

Michael J. Socolow

in Six Minutes in Berlin: Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040702
eISBN:
9780252099144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040702.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

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 network ... More


Introduction

Michael J. Socolow

in Six Minutes in Berlin: Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040702
eISBN:
9780252099144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040702.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

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 covered ... More


Live from Hitler’s Reich: Transmitting the Games and the Listener’s Experience

Michael J. Socolow

in Six Minutes in Berlin: Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040702
eISBN:
9780252099144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040702.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

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 ... More


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