American Experience

Jesse Owens in Hitler's Germany

Clip: Season 24 Episode 7 | 2m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

Jesse Owens' victories at the 1936 Berlin Olympics were an affront to Nazi beliefs.

Aired: 04/30/12

Rating: NR

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