1936 Olympic Triumph Against Nazi Germany on the AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Posted on Sunday, July 31st, 2016 in PBS News.

Explore the thrilling story of the American rowing team that triumphed at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany. Inspired by the #1 bestseller THE BOYS IN THE BOAT, the film follows the underdog team that took the nation by storm when they captured gold. AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, “Boys of ’36″, airs on Tuesday, August 2, at 8 p.m. on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.