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Auschwitz Was About The Jews

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 I might have seen Anne Frank’s body.

A scene from HBO’s documentary “Night Will Fall.” Courtesy of Imperial War Museums/HBO

Sprinting Toward Understanding

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It was the disappointment of a lifetime. Two Jewish sprinters, Marty Glickman and Sam Stoller, were suddenly dropped from the U.S. track team at the 1936 Summer Olympics (known as the “Nazi Olympics”) in Berlin in favor of two African-American athletes, Jesse Owens and Ralph Metcalfe. In “Olympics Über Alles,” a play by Samuel J. Bernstein and Marguerite Krupp, the incident becomes the catalyst for a controversial contemporary museum exhibit in New York. The play began performances last week in Midtown.

Joshua Quat, Michael Engberg as the Jewish sprinters Marty Glickman and Sam Stoller in “Olympics Über Alles.”  Carol Rosegg

Marty Glickman, On Olympus

New film recalls the great broadcaster and athlete.

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Jack Kerouac wrote, “Man, have you dug that mad Marty Glickman announcing basketball games — up-to-midcourt-bounce-fake-set-shot, swish, two points. Absolutely the greatest announcer I ever heard.”

Marty Glickman loomed large as a pioneering sports announcer. Photo courtesy HBO
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