Michael J. Socolow

Michael J. Socolow is an associate professor in the Department of Communication and Journalism at the University of Maine. He worked as an information manager for the host broadcasting organizations of the 1992, 1996, and 2000 Summer Olympic Games. This article is excerpted from his book manuscript, Six Minutes in Berlin.

Five-ring Circus
July 23 2012 6:35 AMSix Minutes in BerlinIn 1936, nine American rowers took on the Nazis in front of Hitler and 75,000 screaming Germans. The story of the greatest Olympic race you’ve never heard of.