American Experience: The Boys of ‘36

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Explore the thrilling story of the American rowing team that triumphed at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany. Inspired by #1 best-seller “The Boys in the Boat,” the film follows nine working-class young men from the University of Washington who took the rowing world and America by storm when they captured gold at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Their unexpected victory, against not only the Ivy League teams of the East Coast but Adolf Hitler’s elite German rowers, gave hope to a nation struggling to emerge from the depths of the Great Depression.

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Tuesday, July 9, at 9pm on ThinkTV16
Wednesday, July 31, at 10pm on ThinkTV14

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