The 1960 Olympics

    The 1960 Olympics are considered the first modern games – marked by the first television broadcasts, cold war politics, and drug scandals. Notable participants included Cassius Clay Wilma Rudolph and barefoot Ethiopian marathon winner Akebe Bikila. It’s all included in a new book ROME 1960: The Olympics that Changed the World, by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer DAVID MARANISS.
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