munich olympic massacre

  • Munich Olympics set the TV stage for Sept. 11

    On Sept. 5, 1972, "Wide World of Sports" anchor Jim McKay was summoned from a leisurely swim to ABC Olympic headquarters to cover a hostage crisis. When he returned to his hotel the next morning, McKay noticed he was still wearing his bathing suit beneath his pants. It was an ironic reminder that the world was not… More ▸

  • Quiet prologue to 1972 Munich Olympics

    Imagine if this had been the most significant headline about Israel in the 1972 Munich Olympics… [[READMORE]] Israel’s Olympic Team Reprimanded Failed to Attend Memorial Service at Site of Dachau Concentration JERUSALEM, Sep. 4, 1972 (JTA) – Israel’s Olympic squad in Munich was sharply reprimanded by Deputy Premier Yigal Allon for failing to attend an inter-faith memorial service… More ▸