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Olympic Massacre: One Day In September

On 5 September 1972, terrorists belonging to the Palestinian Black September faction made their way into the Olympic Village in Munich, kidnapping 12 Israeli athletes and holding them to ransom. Kevin Macdonald's Oscar-winning film recounts in gripping hour-by-hour detail the horrifying story of the attempt to first negotiate with the terrorists, and then to rescue the athletes.

Release date:

1 hour, 33 minutes

Last on

Wed 12 Sep 2012 23:50
BBC Two Scotland


Role Contributor
DirectorKevin Macdonald
Series EditorNick Fraser

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