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My Review of Film ‘Richard Jewell’: Corrupt Media; Inept FBI; and Destruction of a Real Hero

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Good book to read on Richard Jewell and the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing. The film ‘Richard Jewell’ was one that could have been made much more compelling, but the nature of the real story itself, unfortunately, sowed the seeds of a narrative that reflected the real-life debacle that resulted in a real American hero that saved an unknown number of lives, being depicted as a slow, Southern buffoon that was hard to relate to and empathize with. More than the manufactured outrage in regard to the […]

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