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The Olympic Games That Changed the World

It seems that wherever the Olympic Games go, politics will follow. And no competition was more political than the 1960 summer Olympics in Rome.

For more, Farai Chideya speaks with journalist David Maraniss. He's written the book, Rome 1960: The Olympics That Changed the World.

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