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Atlanta, Georgia / Olympic Park Bombing / FBI and Blame #174502

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 26, 1997
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Valeri Williams) The FBI investigation into Atlanta's Olympic Park bombing reexamined on the first anniversary; details given from the New York Times story on a Justice Department investigation that blames the local FBI agents and not FBI director Louis Freeh. [Former security guard Richard JEWELL - comments.] [FBI Woody JOHNSON - denies any wrongdoing.] [Jewell attorney Lin WOOD - says the FBI's role has not been told.] Story in the "FBI Agent" newsletter that Freeh called in questions for Jewell mentioned. The investigation into the bombing and two other Atllanta bombings by a multi-agency task force reviewed. [Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agent Jack KILLORIN - believes the bombings are linked.]

Brown, Aaron;
Williams, Valeri

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