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Bud Greenspan Remembers: The 1984 L.A. Olympics

This documentary chronicles the highlights of the 1984 Summer Olympic Games held in Los Angeles.  Although the Soviet Union and Cuba boycotted the event, Romania defied the boycott and participated, as did the Republic of China.  American gold-medal winners included Carl Lewis, Valerie Brisco-Hooks, Mary Lou Retton, Edwin Moses, Joan Benoit-Samuelson, and many others.  The United States led all countries in total gold medals received.


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