The Olympics at 100: A Celebration in Pictures

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Macmillan, 1995 - Sports & Recreation - 224 pages
Celebrate the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and the Olympic Games Centennial with this superb, lavishly illustrated volume from the first name in worldwide sports reporting! All the color, drama, and excitement of the world's premier sporting event is here, captured in hundreds of thrilling, action-packed photos by the AP's ace sports photographers. The fast-paced text - by a top sports reporter - provides stirring portraits of the great Olympic champions of the past and present, plus an indispensable guide to the 1996 Games with these exclusive special features: a typical day at the Olympics, game-site activities and what they cost, a full-color map of all Atlanta Olympic sites with transport distances clearly marked, and a complete schedule of all Olympic events, from basketball to track to gymnastics.

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The Associated Press, founded in 1848, is the oldest and largest news organization in the world, serving as a source of news, photos, graphics, audio and video for more than one billion people a day. Bob Dole is the National Chairman of the campaign to build the National World War II Memorial. A World War II veteran seriously wounded on the battlefield and twice decorated with the Bronze Star and Purple Heart, Dole was the Republican nominee for president in 1996 and the longest-serving Republican Leader in the U.S. Senate.

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