American experience. / Jesse Owens (DVD video, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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American experience. / Jesse Owens

Author: Sharon Grimberg; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); Firelight Films (Firm); Westdeutscher Rundfunk.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
Named Person: Jesse Owens
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Grimberg; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); Firelight Films (Firm); Westdeutscher Rundfunk.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
ISBN: 9781608836413 160883641X
OCLC Number: 1322235839
Language Note: English SDH subtitles.
Notes: Release date: May. 1, 2012.
Credits: Cinematography by John Baynard ... [et al.] ; edited by Aljernon Tunsil ; original music by Tom Phillips.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen, Region 1, NTSC; 5.1 surround.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Jesse Owens
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a Firelight Films production for American experience in association with WDR ; a production of WGBH ; senior producer, Sharon Grimberg.

Abstract:

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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