OLYMPICS, WINTER OLYMPICS 2002, OLYMPIC GAMES, WINTER GAMES, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, MR. OLYMPICS, JIM MCKAY, MEDIA, JOURNALISTS

OLYMPICS, WINTER OLYMPICS 2002, OLYMPIC GAMES, WINTER GAMES, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, MR. OLYMPICS, JIM MCKAY, MEDIA, JOURNALISTS

Over three decades, ABC's Jim McKay was America's premiere Olympic broadcaster. Though he covered 11 Olympics, he will always be remembered best for his coverage of the terrorist attack that killed 11 members of the Israeli Olympic team at the 1972 Munich Games. In largely unscripted moments over several exhausting days, McKay's professionalism and his humanity vividly brought the tragedy home to America. ABC's and McKay's last Olympics was in Calgary in 1988. But ABC surprised rival NBC by...
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