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DragonKing Dark: The 1972 Olympics

Karl Stern's 100 darkest moments in pop culture series continues.

My 100 darkest moments in pop culture history series on DragonKing Dark continues as I examine the terrorist assault and murder of eleven Israeli athletes during the 1972 Olympic games in Munich, Germany. 

Germany, wanting to put the stain of the past behind them, had strongly pushed the "smiling Olympics" and despite warnings, failed to take precautions against a terrorist attack. Then, to make matters worse, they totally botched the response resulting in multiple deaths.

I delve into all of it on this week's DragonKing Dark.

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