Introduction: A Moment in Time, 1968: A special series on the 40th anniversary of a year of upheaval, in a world seemingly out of control. 

Content:  The dreams and scheming of political and social activists world-wide calculated the rich opportunity of the Mexico City Summer Olympics in 1968. The Olympics had never been far from politics. Even the ancient games were, in fact, relatively peaceful competition in midst of a truce between rival and hostile Greek City-States. In 1936, the Nazis attempted to use the Berlin Games as a propaganda outreach for their regime.