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Digital Archive International History Declassified

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Episode 16 - "War Minus the Shooting"

Tim Naftali

Sport was a dimension of Cold War competition that in many ways mattered more to the population at large than to political leaders

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Tim Naftali (New York University), author of One Hell of a Gamble, talks about the political dimensions of international competitions during the Cold War. Sport was a dimension of Cold War competition that in many ways mattered more to the population at large than to political leaders themselves.

Image: Opening Ceremony of the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow. (RIA Novosti archive, image #487039 / Vladimir Rodionov / CC-BY-SA 3.0)

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