Lanny Bassham and the 1972 Olympic Massacre
My old editor and friend Mike Bambach dug up an old story of mine and posted it on his blog. This is a story that ran in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in 1999. It is about Lanny Bassham, a Fort Worth-area man who won a gold medal in shooting in the Olympics but also was therre in 1972 during the Munich Olympics.
He had a pretty compelling story to tell. If you are interested in Olympic history and that infamous day…. Here is a link to the blog: