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Weekend read: The Nazi origins of the Olympic torch relay

The London 2012 Olympic Torch relay reaches its conclusion tonight with the Olympic Opening Ceremony. Back in March, Max Fisher wrote a great article for The Atlantic looking at the relay’s Nazi origins. If you didn’t read it then, what better time than now?

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