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1968: The Year in Sports
Terry Frei
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1968: The Year in Sports

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It was a year in sports best remembered for a scandalous protest and an outrageous guarantee. Standing on the top step of the medal stand in Mexico City, American sprinter Tommie Smith wore his Olympic gold medal around his neck and a black glove on his upraised, clenched right fist as the U.S. national anthem continued. On the step below, John Carlos wore his bronze medal ...more
Published November 1st 2017 by Lyons Press
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Award-winning journalist, author, and screenwriter Terry Frei is in his second stint at the Denver Post. He has been sports columnist for the Portland Oregonian, a football writer for the Sporting News, and an hockey columnist. Among his six previous books are Third Down and a War to Go, ’77: Denver, the Broncos, and a Coming of Age, and Olympic Affair. His web site is ...more

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