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Tokyo Olympics 1964: Torch to Tokyo

From Melbourne to Montreal, Munich to Mexico City, the CBC has roamed the planet to beam Olympic history into Canadian living rooms. We take a look back and, through the eyes of CBC correspondents, experience decades of Olympic triumph and heartbreak. At first, it's via crackling shortwave. Later, live TV coverage flows around-the-clock from the other side of the globe.

A look at bustling Japan one year before the 1964 Olympics.
Medium: Television
Program: Torch to Tokyo
Broadcast Date: Sept. 27, 1964
Guest(s):
Duration: 5:13

Last updated: August 16, 2013

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