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Jesse Owens: American Experience

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Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 6:00 PM    Track star Jesse Owens comes into the stadium angry at the racial slurs and insults hurled at him and his Negro teammates at the 1936 Olympics by Hitler and other German leaders. The anger helps spur his performance to four Olympic gold medals, and two world records. This profile follows Owens from his school years through the Olympics and his return home to anonymity and racial segregation in the United States. G
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