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Interview of Michael Socolow

Unesco spoke to Mr Michael Socolow from USA. He is a media historian whose research centers upon America’s original radio networks in the 1920s and 1930s. He is the author of Six Minutes in Berlin: Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2016). He is also a former broadcast journalist who has worked as an Assignment Editor for the Cable News Network and as an information manager for the host broadcast organization at the Barcelona, Atlanta, and Sydney Olympic Games.

Interview of American Sports Broadcaster Christine Brennan

UNESCO spoke to Christine Brennan who is an award-winning national sports columnist for USA Today, a commentator for ABC News, CNN, PBS NewsHour and NPR, a best-selling author and nationally-known speaker. Twice named one of the country’s top 10 sports columnists by the Associated Press Sports Editors, she has covered the last 17 Olympic Games, summer and winter.