A Powerful Presentation: The Sporting Events that Changed America
#: CBEP    ID: 9154    Section: 060623C19
This enlightening and enjoyable program will entertain and illuminate sports fans or anyone interested in American or world history It is hosted by Martin Gitlin and is based on his highly acclaimed book titled Powerful Moments in Sports: The Most Significant Sporting Events in American History. The program features exciting videos of sporting events through more than 100 years that greatly impacted society and/or the sports themselves. Included are the sale of Babe Ruth to the Yankees that kicked off the greatest dynasty in American sports history, Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, the 1958 NFL Championship Game that launched pro football into prominence, the famed Battle of the Sexes between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, the Magic Johnson-Larry Bird rivalry that brought the NBA back to life and much more, This presentation features a lot of fun trivia questions for patrons to ponder as well. A Q&A session follows. This will be fun and thought-provoking so join in!
Bring to Class:
Online via Zoom, link will be sent via email prior to the class
1:00 PM
Registration Cutoff Date:
Dates & Times:
6/6/2023   1:00PM - 2:15PM