Moscow Olympic Boycott Revisited Twenty years ago, following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, President Carter announced that the U-S would boycott the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. The boycott affected some 200 U-S athletes, many of whom remain bitter about being denied their only chance to compete for their country in the Olympics. Nancy Greenleese of member station KPBS reports.

Moscow Olympic Boycott Revisited

Moscow Olympic Boycott Revisited

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Twenty years ago, following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, President Carter announced that the U-S would boycott the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. The boycott affected some 200 U-S athletes, many of whom remain bitter about being denied their only chance to compete for their country in the Olympics. Nancy Greenleese of member station KPBS reports.