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Theater Of Weightlifting, And Other Olympic Dramas

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Theater Of Weightlifting, And Other Olympic Dramas

Theater Of Weightlifting, And Other Olympic Dramas

Theater Of Weightlifting, And Other Olympic Dramas

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For NPR's Tom Goldman, one of the pleasures of being at the Beijing Olympic Games is the opportunity to watch events unfold from start to finish, without interruption. He tells Renee Montagne that he's been fascinated by the drama of the weightlifting competitions.

Goldman also talks about controversies surrounding Spain's basketball team and the opening ceremonies.