The above picture is of the bombing site. The blue dot is where Steve and Liz McConkey were when they saw people coming back as a result of Jewell’s efforts.
MADISON, Wis., Nov. 25, 2019 /4 WINDS/ — The Richard Jewell movie will be released on December 13. It is already getting great revues.
The movie was directed and produced by Clint Eastwood. The film is about events surrounding the Centennial Olympic Park bombing during the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.
Security guard Richard Jewell found an Army bag containing the bomb and alerted authorities. He helped evacuate the area before the bomb went off at 1:25 AM.
The FBI identified Jewell as one of many suspects and the media unjustly vilified him. After 88 days, he was cleared, but his life was ruined by the FBI and the media.
After running from the authorities for five years, Eric Rudolph was eventually arrested for the Olympic bomb and other ones. After the Olympic bomb, Rudolph bombed an abortion clinic and lesbian bar in Atlanta, plus a Birmingham, Alabama abortion clinic
4 WINDS sports minister Steve and Liz McConkey were 75 yards from where the Olympic bomb went off. After the China-USA basketball game, they were trying to find an exit as the concert was going on in front of them. They stopped and a guy with an Army bag was right next to them for some time before moving on.
Shortly afterwards, they went back to get food at the CNN Center next to the park. They walked back to the same spot where they had seen the guy with the Army bag. Stopping briefly to eat, they were going to go in the direction where the bomb eventually went off, thinking there was an exit there.
They saw people being pushed back as a result of Jewell’s efforts. Within a short period of time, the bomb went off.
Afterwards, they realized there wasn’t an exit where they had planned to go. That would have put them right next to the bomb. 111 were injured with two dying. Many more would have died if not for Jewell’s efforts.
After the bombing, hundreds of military and law enforcement officials came to the scene.
After seeing the Army bag on national news in the fall, Steve contacted the FBI. They came and interviewed Steve, Liz, son, and a family friend at Webster High School in Wisconsin.
They never heard back from the FBI. Eric Rudolph eventually plead guilty. The guy they saw with the Army bag before the bombing was not Rudolph.
The bag was the same as the one used for the bomb. The guy carried it like it was heavy. In the Army bag used for the bombing, there were three pipe bombs with nails and screws, making it forty pounds.
Did Rudolph have an accomplice?
4 WINDS provides 4W Report and stands up worldwide for Christian athletes. Steve and Liz McConkey are the founders of 4 WINDS (1988) and Steve is the president. They started in world-class track and field ministries in 1981. Steve was a USA National Club Coach from 1982 through 1992, with athletes ranking eighty times. After ministering to world-class track and field athletes from 1981 through 2013, Steve started standing up worldwide for Christian athletes. They have worked through nine Olympics. Steve graduated with honors from Western Kentucky University (Master of Science-Public Health) and Minnesota State University, Mankato (BS-Community Health). 4WindsUSA.com is their website.
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