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Berlin Reclaims Olympic Stadium from Nazi Past

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Germany has renovated and reopened the stadium where the 1936 Berlin Olympics were held under the auspices of the Nazis. The $295 million refurbishment seeks to redefine for the world what postwar Germany has become. Kyle James reports.



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