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Richard Jewell’s story reemerges with Clint Eastwood’s new film

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William Becker, Staff Writer

January 8, 2020

During the 1996 Summer Olympics, Richard Jewell was employed as an AT&T security guard at Centennial Olympic Park. On July 26, 1996, Jewell discovered a bomb in the park near a crowd of people watching a late-night musical performance. His discovery of the bomb saved hundreds of lives and he was o...

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