The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics - Part 3: The Parts That Really Matter, Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

Daniel James Brown
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Before the freshman rowing team had snatched up the national championship, Seattle – and really Washington as a whole – hadn’t had a sports team to rally for, or to unite them. With the prospect of the now sophomore team being touted as the next United States Olympic rowing team, a frenzy of fanaticism swept the state. As a result, every move the team made was covered in local, and sometimes even national, press. But the crew wasn’t the only thing making news that year. The term “Dust Bowl” had recently been coined, and newspapers were busy covering “Black Sunday,” the day in which a horrific dust storm blocked out the sun. Within two years, two and half million Americans would uproot from their Midwest homes and start traveling west in search of a better life. Additionally, dark...

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