The Jesse Owens Story Part 1 (1984)

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Two part series about Olympic athlete Jesse Owens. Commences with Jesse Owen at 52, in court accused of tax evation. Through probation officer Lew Gilbert's research, we learn of Owen's background and his success, his marriage to his high school sweetheart, and his participation in the 1936 Berlin Olympics - as well as the racial discrimination he faced all his life.

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