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The Sound of Ideas

Let the Games Begin

Posted Monday, February 3, 2014

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Let the Games Begin The Winter Olympic games are set to begin next week. We'll talk about the spectacle of the world's premier amateur competition, hear from a local top figure skater and check in with a Cleveland communications expert working in her 13th Olympic games in Sochi, Russia. We'll delve into political and security issues and the logistics of the most expensive Olympic Games in history.

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Tim Warsinskey, sports reporter, The Plain Dealer
Susan Polakoff, Communications Consultant
Tonia Kwiatkowski, silver medalist, 1996 U.S. Figure Skating Championship
Steven Crowley, PhD, chair of Russian and E. European studies, Oberlin College

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