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Montreal 1976: 'Olympic Barbie' will soon hit the shelves

Montreal's unforgettable '76 Olympics had more ups and downs than a high jump competition. From out-of-control financial disasters and controversial political boycotts, to Nadia Comaneci's "perfect 10" and Canadian high jumper Greg Joy's exciting final jump — Montreal's Games had Canadians on the edge of their seats. CBC Archives looks back at the 1976 Olympics: their preparations, their competitions and their continued impact on Montreal.

 Barbie and Ken, dressed to participate in the Olympic Games, will soon hit the shelves.

Medium: Radio
Program: As It Happens
Broadcast Date: March 17, 1974
Guest(s): Boyd Browne
Host: Alan Maitland
Interviewer: Peter Benesh
Duration: 2:20

Last updated: March 28, 2013

Page consulted on December 5, 2013

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