Three Soviet athletes break world records above, while below they struggle with academic lessons.
Soviet Political Cartoon, 'Passing the Baton'
Political cartoon from the Soviet satirical magazine Krokodil. A female character labeled "Cold War" accepts a flaming relay torch with burning letters reading "Boycott Olympics" passed by a figure representing the United States. Underneath is the caption, "the boycott has one goal: to kindle the Cold War," a quote from the famous Soviet author Sergey Mikhalkov.
January 30, 1951
Soviet Political Cartoon, 'We Are Waiting for Better Results'
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