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Jesse Owens

Author: Laurens GrantSharon GrimbergStanley NelsonAndre BraugherPublic Broadcasting Service (U.S.)All authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS, [2012]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite Jesse Owens's remarkable victories in the face of Nazi racism at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, the athlete struggled to find a place for himself in a United States that was still wrestling to overcome its own deeply entrenched bias.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Biographical television programs
Biography
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
DVD-Video discs
Named Person: Jesse Owens; Jesse Owens
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurens Grant; Sharon Grimberg; Stanley Nelson; Andre Braugher; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); Firelight Films (Firm); Westdeutscher Rundfunk.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
ISBN: 9781608836413 160883641X
OCLC Number: 772960455
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Originally broadcast as an episode of American Experience on May 1, 2012.
Credits: Cinematography by John Baynard [and others] ; edited by Aljerno\n Tunsil ; original music by Tom Phillips.
Performer(s): Narrator: Andre Braugher.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color, with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen, Region 1, NTSC; 5.1 surround.
Contents: Breaking world records --
Hitler's Germany --
The 1936 Olympic games --
A forgotten hero.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
American experience (Television program).
Responsibility: American Experience Films presents ; a Firelight Films production for American experience in association with WDR ; a production of WGBH ; produced and directed by Laurens Grant ; senior producer, Sharon Grimberg ; written and produced by Stanley Nelson.

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Despite Jesse Owens's remarkable victories in the face of Nazi racism at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, the athlete struggled to find a place for himself in a United States that was still wrestling to overcome its own deeply entrenched bias.

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