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James Wilson takes a look at Games:

The 1936 Olympics are generally known for the victorious feats of Jesse Owens, whose four gold medals were a rebuke to Hitler's declarations concerning the supposed supremacy of the Aryan race. However, as evident by Henry Naylor's Games, which is currently running at the SoHo Playhouse, the Owens triumph wasn't the only political drama associated with the games in Berlin. Two Jewish women athletes, fencing champion Helene Mayer and high-jump record holder Gretel Bergmann, battled valiantly to secure places on the German team despite the Nazis' concerted efforts to bar Jewish competitors. . . .
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