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Moscow Olympics boycott

Title
Moscow Olympics boycott
Genre
Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:02:35
Description
Speech by United States Vice-President Walter Mondale in Colorado Springs in which he urges the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to support the US boycott of the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow, following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Contributors
Walter Mondale
Keywords
USA; Politics; Sport; Afghanistan; USSR; International relations; Military affairs; Athletics; Economic sanctions; Olympic games; Communism; Moscow; East West relations; United States Olympic Committee

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