Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Historic Winter Olympics

Watching the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics? How about St. Moritz in 1948, Oslo in 1952, Cortina in 1956, Squaw Valley in 1960, or Innsbruck in 1964?

Use the VAST Academic Video Online collection to find footage from historic Winter Games: just search "winter olympics" in ALL and you'll find clips from the Universal Newsreels. Clicking on the linked text will take you into the video. You can find the relevant sections of the newsreel by looking for the highlighted search terms in the transcript.

Tip: put your search terms in quotation marks for more specific results.

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