Remembering When the World Came to Athens - Part3

Aug 19, 2016

Mayor Gwen O'Looney

In 1996 the Olympic games were awarded to Atlanta, but with limited facilities the Atlanta Olympic Committee had included Athens in the plan for hosting several events, including Men and Women's Soccer, Rhythmic Gymnastics and Men and Women's Volleyball. In this 3rd part of the series, Jenny Alpaugh speaks with then mayor, Gwen O'Looney about what it was like to navigate the process of the World coming to Athens.