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Sunday Cover (Olympic Games: Lambert) #370602

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 21, 1996
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(Atlanta: John Roberts) The coming together at the Olympic Games examined in light of the story of former German track and field athlete Margaret Bergmann Lambert, who was denied membership on the team because she was Jewish. [LAMBERT - remembers the German trials for the 1936 Olympic Games and losing a chance to win a high jump gold medal.] [German Olympic Committee Walther TROGER - comments.] [At the Holocaust Museum exhibit of the '36 games, LAMBERT - talks about retribution.] Lambert's promise to never return to German soil mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Roberts, John
Duration:
00:03:20

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