Red Army (Polsky, 2014)

Red Army, in sharing the history of the Soviet Union’s premier hockey team, won’t make you nostalgic for the Cold War, but will stir up strong memories.  Readers and viewers who remember the collapse of the Berlin Wall will just as easily recall how the Olympics functioned as a quadrennial East/West showdown.  Perhaps no sporting event embodied this more powerfully than the faceoff between the American and Soviet hockey teams at Lake Placid in 1980. Continue reading “Red Army (Polsky, 2014)”