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Jesse Owens

Posted on the 26 July 2012 by Kaiser31083 @andythemovieguy
Jesse Owens From Cleveland, Ohio, Jesse Owens was a track and field star who, following a successful career at The Ohio State University, went on to Olympic glory at Berlin in 1936 where he won an astounding four gold medals and spit in the eye of Hitler's notion of Aryan supremacy. His entry in the American Experience catalog is a surprisingly short but well rounded account nonetheless that does an excellent job of documenting both his triumphs and tribulations that may have gotten lost in his Olympic legend. 

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