American Experience

A Hero's Welcome?

Clip: Season 24 Episode 7 | 1m 35s | Video has closed captioning.

After victories at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Jesse Owens returned to a segregated America.

Aired: 04/30/12

Rating: NR

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