TITLE

Sport in Wartime

AUTHOR(S)
Tunis, John R.
PUB. DATE
April 1944
SOURCE
New Republic;4/3/44, Vol. 110 Issue 14, p466
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the effects of World War II on sports around the world. Accentuation, pointing up and dramatizing the need for public recreation and leisure-time activities for all the people; Growth of spectator sports of every kind; Losing of the vigor of real sport both for lack of participants and to some extent, because equipment is hard to obtain and transportation even harder; Attendance at tracks was up 26 percent, while, betting reached war-loan proportions; Racetracks presumed to be healthy relaxation for weary war workers.
ACCESSION #
14691524

 

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