How Petty Squabbles And Political Infighting Cost A Generation The Chance To Experience A Summer Olympics In America Or: Does It Always Have To Be Los Angeles? Part Two: Detroit in the 1960s

By Benjamin Dettmar This is the second of two articles that looks at attempts by US cities to bring the summer Olympics to the US between Los Angeles’ successful bids in 1932 and 1984. The first piece concentrated on the 1940s and 1950s; this article will have an emphasis on Detroit, the bridesmaid of Olympic…