Jim McKay


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Dick Ebersol

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Dick Ebersol on the partnership of Jim McKay and Roone Arledge
Dick Ebersol on the first time 2 announcers fought over him
Dick Ebersol on learning that the Israeli Olympic team had been taken hostage

Frank Gifford

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Frank Gifford on Jim McKay's human interest approach to sports-reporting
Frank Gifford on memories of Roone Arledge, Jim McKay and Peter Jennings covering the terrorist attack in Munich at the 1972 Olympics

Herb Granath

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Herb Granath on memories of Jim McKay
Herb Granath on Jim McKay's coverage of the Munich Massacre

Al Michaels

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Al Michaels on Jim McKay, his colleague at ABC's Wide World of Sports

Thomas W. Moore

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Thomas Moore on the genesis of ABC's Wide World of Sports
Thomas Moore on ABC's acquisition of the Olympic games in the 1960s and 70s

Don Ohlmeyer

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Don Ohlmeyer on the format of Wide World of Sports  and how it evolved
Don Ohlmeyer on Jim McKay's amazing job covering the 1972 Munich Olympics

Chet Simmons

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Chet Simmons on the creation and format of ABC's Wide World of Sprots, and on host Jim McKay

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