Working on the film really made me confront my opinions about change and gentrification.
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|Birth:||24th September, 1921|
|Death:||7th June, 2008|
James Kenneth McManus, better known by his professional name of Jim McKay was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an American sportscaster and journalist who was a pioneer in American television sports coverage; as the sagacious and personable host of the groundbreaking ABC show The Wide World of Sports, he was one of the most recognizable faces on American TV, and in 1968 he became the first TV sports commentator to win an Emmy Award. He gained international acclaim for his uninterrupted 16-hour coverage of the Israeli hostage crisis during the 1972 Olympics in Munich. He graduated from Loyola College in Maryland in 1943 and served three years in the navy. He wrote several books include: My Wide World, and The Real McKay.
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