A Cultural History of the Athlete

June 20, 2012

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 [1], author of “Something Like the Gods: A Cultural History of the Athlete from Achilles to LeBron” (Rodale, 2012).

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[1] Stephen Amidon: http://stephenamidon.com/

[2] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/155451956/KERA_155451956.mp3

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