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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

S28 Ep7: The Boys of '36, Chapter 1

  • Aired: 08/02/2016
  • 09:14
  • Rating: NR
In August 1936, just outside Berlin, Germany, crowds gathered for the marquee event of the Olympic rowing contests: the men's eight. The host nation had won more medals than any other and looked to dominate the final race. As Adolf Hitler looked on, nine boys from Washington prepared to row the biggest race of their lives. "The Boys of '36" premieres 8/2 at 9/8c on PBS.
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The story of nine boys who rowed for gold at the 1936 Olympics. Premieres Aug. 2 on PBS.
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