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Historian Discusses Berlin Olympics Historical Role At Monroe Library

The 1936 Berlin Olympics
The 1936 Berlin Olympics Photo Credit: Contributed photo

MONROE, Conn. -- Author and historian Mark Albertson will discuss the 1936 Olympics and how it foreshadowed the bitter events to come at an event at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library in Monroe.

The talk is at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 12.

In addition to being the Olympic games in which Jessie Owens won four gold medals, there were countless side stories and undercurrents that made these among the most fascinating games in modern history.

Registration is required by calling 203-452-2852 or on the library's website You do not have to read the Monroe Reads Together book to attend this event. The Edith Wheeler Memorial Library is at 733 Monroe Turnpike.

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