American Experience Jesse Owens Behind the Scenes
A behind the scenes look at American Experience's biography "Jesse Owens." Details
Program: American Experience
Episode: Jesse Owens Behind the Scenes
The most famous athlete of his time, his stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Despite the racial slurs he endured, Jesse Owens' grace and athleticism rallied crowds across the globe. But when the four-time Olympic gold medalist returned home, he could not even ride in the front of a bus.• Visit the Jesse Owens Behind the Scenes webpage
Premiere Date: 05/01/2012
Episode Expires: Fri 01 May 2015
TV Rating: NR
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