The sportscaster Jim McKay died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Emmy Award-winning sportscaster of ABC’s Wide World of Sports. He also won a Peabody Award and a Sports Lifetime Achievement Award for his work.
He married Margaret Dempsey in 1948.
McKay died Saturday of natural causes at his farm in Monkton, Md., said son Sean McManus, president of CBS News and Sports.
When you make work, your goal might not be first and foremost to have as many people as possible see it, but it might be more about honing your craft as a storyteller or making art, but, there’s no doubt about it, you want lots of people to see it.
Working on the film really made me confront my opinions about change and gentrification.
So, when you see a kid with ratty jeans on, wearing sneakers that aren’t clean, you know they’re in a certain place economically. I was interested in that experience.
Of course the Munich tragedy was the biggest event in my career and the most terrible.
Kids – in a really good way – can talk about their differences without the baggage that adults have.