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Olympic pride, American prejudice.

Draper, Deborah Riley, (film director,, screenwriter,, film producer.). Underwood, Blair, (narrator,, film producer.). Tiemann, Amy, (film producer.). Hall, Jonathan (Cinematographer), (director of photography.). Christie, Sandra (Sandra Marie), (film editor.). Akesson, Pascal, (film editor.). Rogers, Cheryl (Composer), (composer.). Narrator, Blair Underwood. (Cast).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 82 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : GRAVITAS VENTURES : 2016.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Deborah Riley Draper.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Blair Underwood.
Summary, etc.:
In 1936, 18 African American athletes, dubbed the "black auxillary" by Hitler, participated in the Berlin Olympic Games, defying Nazi Aryan Supremacy and Jim Crow Racism, history forgot all except one. This is the story of the other 17.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Olympics > History.
African American athletes > Biography.
Olympics > Social aspects.
Racism in sports > History.
Discrimination in sports > History.

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