The film chronicles the story of how the Nazis and the IOC turned, to their mutual benefit, a small sports event into the modern Olympics. The grand themes and controversial issues from the 1936 Games have continued to this day: Monumentality, budget overruns, collusion with authoritarian regimes, corruption, and sometimes even bribery.

Aired: 8/1/2016 | 0:52:28 | Expires: 8/1/2020