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Olympic Terrorism / Aftermath #466556

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 06, 1972
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(Studio) Olympics resume after 24-hr. suspension. Memorial service held for dead Israelis.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Munich, West Germany) Flags of 122 participating ntns. fly at half-mast. Mood of Olympic Village quiet and serious. [Israel team leader Shmuel LALKIN - ready to leave Olympics.] Israeli team building sealed off, but security in rest of village relaxes. Egyptian team leaves, fearing acts of reprisal. Most Arab ntns. remain. Many athletes attend memorial services. [Olympic committee chairperson Avery BRUNDAGE - declares day of mourning, says games will resume 24 hrs. later.] Flowers brought to Israeli team building 13 Norwegian, Dutch team members refuse further participation in games in wake of tragedy. Vast majority of athletes agree with decision to go on. Romania and Hungary play handball as games resume.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert
Duration:
00:04:40

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