Henderson scores for Canada!: memories and meanings of the 1972 Canada - Soviet Union Summit Series

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The 1972 Summit Series is widely acknowledged as both the most significant event in Canadian sports history and a landmark cultural moment. Most Canadians alive at the time retain fond memories of Paul Henderson's series-winning goal late in game eight. This session seeks to explain why the 1972 series, set in the context of the Cold War, resonates so deeply with Canadians and provides analysis of the on-going efforts to preserve the memories and meanings of '72 for future generations.
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