War Games: Facts and Coverage

Novak, Michael
September 1976
National Review;9/3/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 33, p953
The article compares the competitive sports in the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, Quebec with the ideological competition between the communist and free states. While American sportscasters view the Olympics as entertainment, the athletes in the field, particularly those from the communist blocs, consider it a matter of national pride, as a moral equivalent of war.


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