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1968 Olympics, symbol of turbulent times, turn 50
By Rodrigo Martinez
Mexico City, Oct 12, 2018 (AFP) - It was 1968, revolt and upheaval were sweeping the world, and the Olympic Games could hardly avoid being swept up, too.
Friday marks 50 years since the 1968 Olympics opened in Mexico City, bringing the worlds of sport and politics crashing together -- and broadcasting the collision live around the world on color television for the first time.