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Title Dateline: Olympics Special
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2012
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Summary Returning in a special episode on Tuesday, 24 July at 9.30pm, Dateline is live from London in the lead up to the opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. Featuring a mix of interviews and reports, Yalda Hakim presents Dateline's unique perspective of the Games before competition begins.Video journalist Evan Williams examines the corporatisation of the Olympics, and with authorities implementing the biggest mobilisation of military and security forces in the UK since the Second World War, he also takes a closer look at the drastic security measures being taken to deliver a safe and secure Games.The world's greatest sporting spectacle is an opportunity for the host city to be marketed to millions around the world, but it comes at a significant cost. Dateline also looks at the social and financial impact of the Olympics at a time when Britain is in the midst of a crippling economic crisis. (An SBS Production) *Series Return* CC Follow the conversation on Twitter #DatelineSBS
Event Broadcast 2012-07-24 at 21:30:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Olympics -- Buildings.
Olympics -- Economic aspects.
Olympics -- Security measures.
Olympics -- Social aspects.
Protest movements.
England -- London.
Form Streaming video
Author Hakim, Yalda, host
Roberts, Amos, reporter
Williams, Evan, reporter
Agahozo, Alphonsine, contributor
Alexander, Joe, contributor
Alexander, Meredith, contributor
Beniston, Daniel, contributor
Cameron, David, contributor
Cheyne, Julian, contributor
Finch, Mary, contributor
Graham, Michael H. (Michael Hall), contributor
Johnston, Boris, contributor
Kalinda, Linda, contributor
Livingstone, Ken, contributor
Murray, Peter, contributor
Pavely, Laura, contributor
Pierre, Jean, contributor
Rogge, Jacques, contributor
Sekamana, Fred, contributor
Symth, Warren, contributor
Toogood, Colin, contributor
Ur Rahman, Aziz, contributor
Walden, Rob, contributor
Wheelan, Brian, contributor
White, Peter, contributor