The Boys of '36: The Opening Ceremony
Clip: Season 28 Episode 7 | 1m 3s
The 1936 Olympic Opening Ceremony was held on August 1 at the Reichssportsfeld in Berlin. Cheers echoed throughout the stadium as Adolf Hitler entered. "The Boys of '36" premieres August 2 at 9/8c on PBS American Experience.
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