publication date: Friday, November 8, 2019 (part of Fall 2019)
clue: He won an Olympic gold medal in being tried by the media.
explanation: Jewell was a security guard at the 1996 Olympics who alerted police to a bomb and helped evacuate the area, saving lives. When the FBI leaked to the press that he was the prime suspect, he was treated as guilty by many news outlets, before the real bomber was identified. more…
intended difficulty: medium