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Jesse Owens [videorecording] / A Firelight Films production for American Experience in association with WDR ; American Experience is a production of WGBH Boston ; written and produced by Stanley Nelson ; produced and directed by Laurens Grant.

Nelson, Stanley, 1955- (Added Author). Grant, Laurens. (Added Author). Braugher, Andre. (Added Author). Phillips, Tom. (Added Author). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) (Added Author). Firelight Films (Firm) (Added Author). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
LaGrange County Public Library - LaGrange DVD DOCUMENTARY (Text) 30477100910052 Main Floor: DVD Available -
Mitchell Community Public Library - Mitchell DVD 796.42 OWE (Text) 36823002002767 AV Educational Available -
Winchester Community Public Library - Winchester DVD NF (Text) 76682000133951 Free DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781608836413
  • ISBN: 160883641X
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Arlington, VA : PBS Home Video, 2012.

Content descriptions

Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Tom Phillips; editor, Aljernon Tunsil.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Andre Braugher.
Summary, etc.: Despite Jesse Owens's remarkable victories in the face of Nazi racism at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, the athlete struggled to find a place for himself in a United States that was still wrestling to overcome its own deeply entrenched bias.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD; widescreen presentation, NTSC, region 1, 5.1 surround.
Language Note: English audio; English SDH subtitles.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Owens, Jesse, 1913-1980.
Track and field athletes > United States > Biography.
African American athletes > Biography.
Racism > United States.
Genre: Biographical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Historical films.

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