A Miracle On Ice: The 1980 Winter Olympics

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A Miracle on Ice: The 1980 Winter Olympics My second posting for the third era is about the 1980 winter Olympics that occurred in Lake Placid, New York. With all the tribulations going on in the American economy, the Cold War, and foreign diplomacy the American people were losing the great since of American pride that was once there. It took a group of 30 college kids from around the country to defeate a team of more or less professional hockey players from the Soviet Union to make the American people stand up on their feet and sing the nation anthem with pride. A picture can be found at the following address: http://blog.mortgagemarketinggenius.com/images/2008/08/25/1980hockey.jpg The Cold War, never actually being fought directly,

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