The John Carlos Story
Books, videos and websites related to the HNU 2013 Connections Project common reading, The John Carlos Story, with an emphasis on sports and social justice.
Tomorrow is Another Country : the Inside Story of South Africa's Road to Change [Print]
Athletics and politics collide in a critical event for Nazi Germany and the contemporary world. The Olympic festival was a crucial part of the Nazi regime's mobilization of power. The torch relay--that staple of Olympic pageantry--first opened the summer games in 1936 in Berlin. Proposed by the Nazi Propaganda Ministry, the relay was to carry the symbolism of a new Germany across its route through southeastern and central Europe. Soon after, the Wehrmacht would march in jackboots over the same t
Nazi Games : The Olympics of 1936 [Print]
Radio Diary: On Aug. 27, 1968, Students in Mexico City Staged a Protest in the Zocalo Plaza [Website]
The Boys in the Boat : Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Olympics [Print]
A People's History of Sports in the United States : 250 Years of Politics, Protest, People, and Play [Print]