Jerry and Tom Caraccioli

Boycott: Stolen Dreams of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games By Tom Caraccioli, Jerry Caraccioli, Walter F. Mondale (Foreword by) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780942257403
Published: New Chapter Press - May 1st, 2008

With a thorough exploration of the political climate of the time and the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan, this book describes the repercussions of Jimmy Carter’s American boycott of the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow. Despite missing the games they had trained relentlessly to compete in, many U.S.