The Constant: A History of Getting Things Wrong

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1:11:22 | Aug 25th

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There was no Olympics this year, but it's almost the anniversary of the single worst event in the history of the games: The 1904 Olympic Marathon. Get a free trial of The Great Courses Plus by going ...Show More


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nrichwine recommended:Aug 31st

Aren't you glad that there's actually safety guidelines and sports medicine now?

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating
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💡 Educational
😲 Shocking

vertebrats recommended:Aug 28th

On the disastrous marathon run at the 1904 Olympics in St. Louis. Some parts comic and some tragic. Another story wonderfully told by The Constant

I thought this episode was:

🕵️‍ Well-researched
📝 Well-written
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