Olympic Politics

Olympic Politics

The Vancouver Winter Olympics come in the midst of an icy period between the United States and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). We explore the politics and business of the Olympics.

The 21st Winter Olympics begin this week in Vancouver, Canada. The games come in the midst of an icy patch between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC). We explore the politics and business behind the Olympics.

Guests

Chris Welton

Chief Executive Officer, Helios Partners; Vice President of Market Development, Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games (1996)

Matthew Futterman

Reporter, Wall Street Journal

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