Cultural Connections: Going for Gold
The Catholic Youth Organization's Golden Gloves and the Greek Orthodox Church's sports leagues promote ideals of athletic excellence. However, they do more than that. Each instills in children pride in their heritage while helping them to build their American identities through physical competition and recreation. Listen in as the Chicago History Museum and the Hellenic Museum find out more about how these amateur sports have impacted their communities in Chicago.
Recorded Saturday, December 06, 2008 at St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church.