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Roone Arledge in The Tragedy of the Munich Games

The Tragedy of the Munich Games

2005 NR

ABC newscaster Peter Jennings and others who were in Munich, Germany, at the time share their personal accounts of the hostage crisis at the 1972 Olympics. For 22 hours, the world held its breath as news crews covered the Munich Massacre, in which Arab terrorists killed two Israeli athletes and took nine others hostage. Sports journalist Jim McKay, producers Roone Arledge and Doug Wilson, and author Simon Reeve also share their experiences.