4 February 2013
ABC Local Radio Sydney Evenings
It was an electric night of football as the Baltimore Ravens turned it on against the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII, despite a power outage that stopped the game for over half an hour. Lecturer David Smith enlightens us about the game and its place in the zeitgeist.
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