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1932 Winter Olympics At Lake Placid, New York

The Sochi Olympics cost north of $50 billion dollars to put on, apparently costing more than all previous Winter Olympics combined and more than $10 billion than the 2008 Beijing Summer Games, then a spending record. Watching video footage of the 1932 Winter Games at Lake Placid, New York seem a lot more fun to me than watching an over-priced, barely ready Olympics today.

Published on February 11, 2014