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Moscow Olympics 1980: CBC under pressure

From Melbourne to Montreal, Munich to Mexico City, the CBC has roamed the planet to beam Olympic history into Canadian living rooms. We take a look back and, through the eyes of CBC correspondents, experience decades of Olympic triumph and heartbreak. At first, it's via crackling shortwave. Later, live TV coverage flows around-the-clock from the other side of the globe.

The Canadian government wants the broadcaster to join the boycott.
Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: April 22, 1980
Guest(s): Mark MacGuigan
Host: Jan Tennant
Duration: 1:03

Last updated: November 21, 2012

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