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Olympic Terrorism / Memorial Service #225104

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 06, 1972
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(Studio) Olympic games will resume after memorial service for 11 dead Israeli athletes.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Munich, West Germany) Mbrs. Israeli team visited Dachau concentration camp 12 days ago, took part in memorial service. [Film shown.] Today memorial service held for some of them. Arab terrorists kill 2 Israelis at Olympic Village, 9 more at airbase when German police open fire. Games suspended. Athletes, officials, fans pay tribute to dead Israelis. Arab teams do not attend. Israeli team chief Shmuel Lalkin says his team will leave Munich, deeply shaken. [International Olympic Committee President Avery BRUNDAGE - says games must go on.] Olympics resume.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Sheahan, John
Duration:
00:02:20

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