NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 31, 1996
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(Atlanta: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Atlanta: Fred Francis) The FBI's investigation of security guard Richard Jewell, who has been credited with finding the bomb at Atlanta's Olympic Park just before the explosion, featured; scenes shown of the FBI coming to search Jewell's apartment. [Jewell's attorney Watson BRYANT - says Jewell is a suspect just like others who were in the area.] [FBI spokesman David TUBBS - clarifies Jewell's status as a suspect.] [NBC cameraman Max SCHINDLER, Junior - says Jewell disappeared from the bomb scene for 20-30 minutes.]
(Washington: Pete Williams) The FBI investigation into the bombing outlined; details given that Jewell is still the main focus of the investigation.
(Clarksville, Georgia: Bob Dotson) Examination of hero/suspect Jewell's life by the media featured; details given of his background. [Friend Randy BOWDEN - says Jewell likes guns.] [Habersham County attorney Rob KIKER, Piedmont College STUDENT - comment on the investigation of Jewell.]