The Bitter Truth

The Bitter Truth, written and sung by Julie Matthews, considers whether Berlin 1936 can be considered the "Nazi Olympics". Were the Games just a Nazi propaganda vehicle? And, how did the Olympics foreshadow World War Two?

Contributions come from Professor Dr Diethelm Blecking (Institute of Sport and Sports Science, Freiburg), Karl Lennartz (then-editor of the Journal of Olympic History), sports historian Ralf Schafer and the British historian Dr Christopher Young (Cambridge University).

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6 minutes


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PerformerJulie Matthews

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