The Olympic Opening Ceremony in Rio: Let the Games Begin – The New Yorker


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The Olympic Opening Ceremony in Rio: Let the Games Begin
The New Yorker
In the moments before last night’s opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, I found myself thinking of spectacles of Olympics past—the precise, somewhat militaristic cast of zillions at the 2008 Beijing Games (message: “Don’t

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