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The Munich Murders: A Correction

February 2024
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Our June/July issue contained a particularly unfortunate typographic error. In his article “The Final Act,” Vance Bourjaily wrote, “Terrorism swept the world, most incredibly in the slaughter of Israeli athletes and Arab commandos at the Munich Olympics.”

Neither the editors of this magazine nor Mr. Bourjaily would suggest that there is any parallel between the killing of the athletes and the death of their murderers. The sentence should have read, “Terrorism swept the world, most incredibly in the slaughter of Israeli athletes by Arab commandos at the Munich Olympics.”

Our apologies to those of our readers who were, rightly, offended by this mistake.

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