How to get justice for the Munich Olympics massacre – Jewish News film

September 1972. A masked terrorist steps on to a balcony in Munich’s Olympic Village. Two Israeli athletes had already been murdered.

Within 24 hours – after a botched rescue attempt by West German authorities – another nine hostages, and a policeman, would be shot dead.

Yet for the widows and children of the murdered athletes, the agony was not over: their fight for justice has lasted half a century.

But why?

Journalist Etan Smallman presents this episode of The Sunday View with Israeli Olympic team member Shaul Ladany, New York University professor Lee Igel, and Ankie Spitzer, whose husband Andrei was killed in the massacre.

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