Episode 31: Rome 1960’s Legacy




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Jill’s just back from Rome, Italy, and naturally did a little Olympic tourism while she was there, so she and Alison talk about the game-changing Olympics of Rome 1960 and Jill talks about some venues that still remain. Plus, the Team USA awards and trivia.

Jill’s got a ton of pictures of the Olympic venues she saw–she’ll post them up ASAP, but for now, here’s a shot of the basketball venue (still in use, though the outside doesn’t look it) and the Mussolini obelisk in front of the main Olympic complex.

Rome 1960 basketball venue
Mussolini obelisk in front of the Stadio Olimpico in Rome

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