How Mexicans Carried Atlanta To The Finish Line The 1996 Olympics in Atlanta were a huge turning point for the city, not just because of the international attention, but because of who built the Olympic structures: Mexican immigrants.
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How Mexicans Carried Atlanta To The Finish Line

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How Mexicans Carried Atlanta To The Finish Line

How Mexicans Carried Atlanta To The Finish Line

How Mexicans Carried Atlanta To The Finish Line

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The 1996 Olympics in Atlanta were a huge turning point for the city, not just because of the international attention, but because of who built the Olympic structures: Mexican immigrants.

Correction Sept. 18, 2017

In an earlier version of this episode, Wayne Williams was referred to as white. In fact, he is a black man. In addition, in an earlier version of this episode, the date that the INS dissolved was referred to as 2013. It is in fact 2003.