The Berlin Olympics, August 14, 1936. German rowers, dominant at
the Games, line up against America's top eight-oared crew.
Hundreds of millions of listeners worldwide wait by their radios.
Leni Riefenstahl prepares her cameramen. Grantland Rice looks
past the 75,000 spectators crowding the riverbank. Above it all,
the Nazi leadership, flush with the propaganda triumph the
Olympics have given their New Germany, await a crowning victory... more...