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  • Photos reveal anti-Semitism of 1936 Winter Games

    March 1, 2011 | 6:06 pm

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany — Most everyone knows how Jesse Owens went to Berlin and won four gold medals at the 1936 Summer Olympics. As the legend goes, Owens showed Adolf Hitler a thing or two about the Nazi myth about superiority.

    Birger Ruud of Norway is also one of the...