The Resource Six minutes in Berlin : broadcast spectacle and rowing gold at the Nazi olympics, Michael J. Socolow

Six minutes in Berlin : broadcast spectacle and rowing gold at the Nazi olympics, Michael J. Socolow

Label
Six minutes in Berlin : broadcast spectacle and rowing gold at the Nazi olympics
Title
Six minutes in Berlin
Title remainder
broadcast spectacle and rowing gold at the Nazi olympics
Statement of responsibility
Michael J. Socolow
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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 they can broadcast to the world. The Berlin Games matched cutting-edge communication technology with compelling sports narrative to draw the blueprint for all future sports broadcasting. A global audience--the largest cohort of humanity ever assembled--enjoyed the spectacle via radio. This still-novel medium offered a "liveness," a thrilling immediacy no other technology had ever matched. Michael J. Socolow's account moves from the era's technological innovations to the human drama of how the race changed the lives of nine young men. As he shows, the origins of global sports broadcasting can be found in this single, forgotten contest. In those origins we see the ways the presentation, consumption, and uses of sport changed forever"--Amazon
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Socolow, Michael J.
Dewey number
796.48
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV722 1936
LC item number
.S63 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in Sports Media
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Olympic Games
  • Olympic Games
  • Radio broadcasting of sports
  • Rowing
  • Press coverage
  • Radio broadcasting of sports
  • Rowing
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
Label
Six minutes in Berlin : broadcast spectacle and rowing gold at the Nazi olympics, Michael J. Socolow
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 273 pages
Isbn
9780252082214
Isbn Type
(paperback : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2016021299
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)946905385
  • 1538932
  • (OCoLC)ocn946905385
  • 1538932
Label
Six minutes in Berlin : broadcast spectacle and rowing gold at the Nazi olympics, Michael J. Socolow
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 273 pages
Isbn
9780252082214
Isbn Type
(paperback : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2016021299
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)946905385
  • 1538932
  • (OCoLC)ocn946905385
  • 1538932

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