Almost a key figure at the Olympic Games of 1996 in Atlanta. Richard, a private guard, found a bomb in a public park, warned the authorities and thereby has saved from death and injuries a great number of people.

Despite the emergency action, the bomb did explode. However, only one person was killed and hundreds were injured. In addition, a witness of the accident died from a heart attack.

Praised as a savior at first, a couple of days later, Richard Jewell was considered a suspect. Because the real bomber was not found until 2003, Jewell received a lot of negative media attention.