Munich 11 Postscript

It seems pressure remains high on IOC Chairman Jacques Rogge to honor the Munich 11.  I couldn't be gladder.  I am not deluded enough to believe he will bow to international opinion, but I am heartened by the attention the issue has received.In "Doing the Right Thing" and "Bearing the Torch", Ken Kovacs and I presented our own reasons we felt honoring the Olympians slain in Munich in 1972 was a societal and moral imperative.  We were far from alone in our pleas, and our voices joined many oth … [Read more...]

Bearing the Torch – Part 2 of 2, by Ken Kovacs

Here is Ken Kovacs' piece on remembering the Munich Massacre.  He is a Pastor at Catonsville Presbyterian Church.  The piece also appears in The Catonsville Patch.  It was a pleasure to work with him, and an honor to be his partner in writing about this important event in our history and how to heal.As Aliza Worthington reminds us, this summer marks the 40th anniversary of the “Munich Massacre.”  I was seven years old when it occurred. I vividly remember watching the images on television comi … [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X