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Cities Bid for 2012 Olympic Games

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Cities Bid for 2012 Olympic Games

Cities Bid for 2012 Olympic Games

Cities Bid for 2012 Olympic Games

Only Available in Archive Formats.


Guests:

Brian Cazaneuve
* Reporter, Sports Illustrated Magazine (covers the Olympics)

Bill Torpy
* Writer, Atlanta Journal Constitution

Robert Barney
* Professor Emeritus at the University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
* Director Emeritus, The International Center for Olympic Studies, Ontario, Canada
* Co-author, Selling The Five Rings: The IOC and The Rise of Olympic Commercialism (Univ of Utah Press,2002)

David Wallechinsky
* Olympic Historian
* Author of several books including The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics: 2002 (Overlook, 2001)

Ed Hula
* Editor, Around the Rings (online newsletter of international sports)

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