december 1956

December 1956 Issue

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  • High Hurdles and White Gloves

    The first modern Olympic games took place in Athens sixty years ago in a stadium holding seventy-five thousand. The American hurdler Thomas P. Curtis won the Gold Medal in his event; he also found time to make notes of what happened

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