One of the stories that captivated us was the story of gymnast Olga Korbut, who didn't simply win gold medals (though she won four of them), she changed the face of women's gymnastics as well as the perception of Soviet athletes. In the 1972 games in Munich, this 17-year-old joyfully charmed the audience with her talent. This YouTube video shows her floor exercise.
House. It was said by some that this meeting helped prompt President Nixon to reach out to the USSR
In our library, we have the opportunity to connect with other cultures through our collection, whether in book or electronic format. One of my favorite general titles is How to Be a Perfect Stranger, a book that lets the reader know what to expect when attending a religious service or celebration of various faiths. Whether you're interest in world religions, cultural or food traditions, or want to explore the various ethnic and cultural areas of Los Angeles, we have a wealth of material to help you do just that.