Wooden, Westwood, Walton, and Watergate

GENINT 741.504

Osher (50+). In this course, we explore Coach John Wooden and UCLA Basketball's 88-game winning streak within the context of a changing political and cultural landscape from 1971-1974.


About this course:

Using primary sources and documentary films as text, we examine the legacy of Coach John Wooden and UCLA Basketball’s unparalleled 88-game winning streak against the backdrop of a rapidly changing American political and cultural landscape from 1971-1974. The course includes an optional visit to the UCLA Athletic Hall of Fame from 12-1 p.m. and is offered in anticipation of OLLI’s summer fundraiser, John Wooden’s Wisdom.

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