Aili and Andres McConnon http://wmub.org en Gino Bartali - The Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation http://wmub.org/post/gino-bartali-cyclist-who-inspired-nation <p><span class="text">Mark Perzel learns the story of Italian cycling superstar <b>Gino Bartali</b>, the man who not only won the Tour de France in 1938 and 1948, but to this day holds the record for longest time span between victories. Bartali&#39;s secret efforts also helped save Jews in Italy during World War II. <b>Aili &amp; Andres McConnon</b> discuss their book <b>Road to Valor: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation</b> which recounts Bartali&rsquo;s inspirational life.</span></p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:29:29 +0000 Mark Perzel 2139 at http://wmub.org Gino Bartali - The Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation