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Atlanta, Georgia / Olympic Park Bombing / Jewell #164580

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 09, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Valeri Williams) The decision by the FBI to take the case of the Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta to the public in order to renew the investigation now that former security guard Richard Jewell is not a suspect featured; 911 audiotape played. [FBI deputy director Weldon KENNEDY - describes the backpack in which the bomb was carried and how it was moved at the park site.] [Jewell's attorney Lin WOOD - questions the delay in going public.] The huge reward mentioned.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tim O'Brien) Announcement that Jewell and NBC have reached an out-of-court settlement featured. [July 30, NBC News Tom BROKAW - says the FBI has enough to arrest Jewell.] [WOOD - comments on the matter.] [First Amendment attorney Timothy DYK, Reporters for Freedom of the Press Jane KIRTLEY - offer views on the settlement.] Jewell's plans to sue the Atlanta Journal noted.

Jennings, Peter;
O'Brien, Tim;
Williams, Valeri

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