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A review of the Olympic Movement and the International Olympic Committee under the presidency of Avery Brundage. The Olympics now. A history of the Olympics Games. The politics of the Olympic Games. The IOC's increased effectiveness in dealing with politics and problems. Optimism for the future.
What it was like to be an athlete during the time when Avery Brundage was President of the IOC. Anecdotes and reminiscences of the speaker as an Olympic athlete. Seeing the athlete as a total person. The Olympic Games as the ultimate sport experience for most amateur athletes.