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        Sporting Fever, Full Program Description

        This text discusses the content of the WGBH program People's Century: "Sporting Fever." Sporting Fever refers to the excitement and fervor citizens of the world felt for competitive sports during World War II. This introduction touches upon the changing landscape of baseball in America, the Olympics in Nazi Germany, and the political climate that surrounded sports competitions. Eyewitness quotes are used to illustrate the importance of sporting events to individuals and how athletes became heroes.

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