If you are over a certain age there’s no way you don’t remember the bombing of the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
That night’s celebratory festivities ended with a concert performed by Jack Mack and the Heart Attack. [Here’s the actual recording of that night, with the band singing their song and then the bomb going off] Jewell found the backpack that contained three pipe bombs and alerted all the right people. He then helped to try to move the crowd away from the area, most likely saving lives that night.
By the next day he was the media darling being hailed as hero by the MSM, fielding interview offers and even a possible book deal.
And then, just as quickly as he had become the hero of the hour, Richard Jewell became the biggest villain in the country.Read more