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A Cultural History of the Athlete

Hour 2:           What’s behind the human fascination with athletic ability? With the 2012 Summer Olympics just over a month away, we’ll explore the power that athletes have over all of us this hour with Stephen Amidon, author of “Something Like the Gods: A Cultural History of the Athlete from Achilles to LeBron” (Rodale, 2012).

  • Jenne Turner

    I really enjoyed listening to this author.  Thanks for featuring him and his book.

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