About this Collection
- Collection Period:
- February 8, 2002 to February 27, 2002.
The 2002 Winter Olympics were held in Salt Lake City, Utah from February 8 through February 24, 2002. The Olympics are one of the most popular events on television worldwide. In addition to the hundreds of hours of broadcasts of sporting events and ceremonies, the Olympics generate extensive press coverage, particularly in countries that send athletic delegations to compete. This collection contains archived web sites from media covering the events. Due to the international interest in the Games, media outlets from foreign countries were included as well as U.S. newspapers, journals, and broadcast Web sites.