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Avery Brundage

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Baseball Recruit Dustin Dailey Class of 2017

 

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SYND 22-8-72 AVERY BRUNDAGE DISCUSSES THE EXPULSION OF RHODESIA FROM THE OLYMPICS

 

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SYND 16-3-69 AVERY BRUNDAGE WHO PRESIDENT OF INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE GIVE A PRESS CONFERENCE

 

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racism in the history of the olympic games?

 

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SYND 07/73 AVERY BRUNDAGE MARRIES PRINCESS MARIANNE

Avery Brundage was the fifth President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), serving from 1952 to 1972. The only American to attain that position, Brundage is remembered as a zealous advocate of amateurism and for his involvement with the 1936 and 1972 Summer Olympics, both held in Germany.
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  • Personal 

  • Rise to leadership 

  • Fighting a boycott 

  • Berlin 

  • Road to the IOC presidency 

  • Amateurism 

  • Germany 

  • Soviet Union 

  • China and Taiwan 

  • South Africa and Rhodesia 

  • Olympic administration; challenges to leadership 

  • Political demonstration at Mexico City 

  • Munich 1972 

  • Retirement and death 

  • Relationships 

  • Construction executive 

  • Art collector and benefactor 

  • Legacy