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U.S. Olympic Team Braces for Backlash

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U.S. Olympic Team Braces for Backlash

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U.S. Olympic Team Braces for Backlash

U.S. Olympic Team Braces for Backlash

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U.S. Olympic officials are instructing athletes to tone down their victory celebrations and refrain from taunting during this summer's games in Athens. The warnings are part of the organization's attempts to prepare for possible incidents of anti-Americanism. Athletes have also been told to keep a low profile when they're not in heavily guarded Olympic venues. NPR's Howard Berkes reports.