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Jim Thorpe, Pro Athlete (Part 3)

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The conclusion of our three-parter on the life of Jim Thorpe covers his time as a professional athlete, and his life after the end of his athletic career – including two pieces of his story that have tragically continued long after his death.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

SYMHC Classics: Coubertin and the Modern Olympics

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This episode is our 2016 live show from the Dallas Museum of Art about the Olympics. Pierre de Coubertin is described as the father of the modern Olympic Games, which took a few years to really take off. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Behind the Scenes Minis: Jim Thorpe Parts 1 & 2

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Tracy and Holly talk about football, Jim Thorpe, and the morality of trick plays in sports in previous decades. They also discuss the complexities of amateur status in sports and other areas. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Jim Thorpe, Olympian (Part 2)

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After the 1908-09 football season at Carlisle Indian Industrial School, Thorpe seemed to be headed for a career in baseball. But the offer to return to school and possibly qualify the Olympics altered that path. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Jim Thorpe and Carlisle Football (Part 1)

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Jim Thorpe was an incredible all-around athlete, famous around the world. In part one, we’ll talk about his life before and during his time at Carlisle, including some context about Carlisle and similar boarding schools. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers