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Digital Archive International History Declassified

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Episode 06 - Performance Enhancing Drugs

Thomas M. Hunt

Thomas M. Hunt, author of Drug Games, explains the history and politics of doping during the Cold War.

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Thomas M. Hunt, author of Drug Games and editor of A Global History of Doping in Sport, explains the history and politics of doping during the Cold War.

Image: Collapse of Knud Enemark Jensen, Danish cyclist during the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome. While no evidence exists that Jensen was using amphetamines at the time, rumors that the drug had caused his death at the 1960 Olympic Games catalyzed efforts to combat doping in sports.

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