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Olympic gold 1936

Michael Burgan

Olympic gold 1936

how the image of Jesse Owens crushed Hitler"s evil myth

by Michael Burgan

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Published by Compass Point in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American atheletes,
  • Photography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Olympics

  • About the Edition

    Jesse Owens gold-medal winning feats at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin struck a mighty propaganda blow against Adolf Hitler. The Nazi leader had planned to use the German games as a showcase of supposed Aryan superiority. Instead, there was American black athlete Owens on the podium being photographed by Hitler s personal photographer, Heinrich Hoffmann. In addition, Owens would figure prominently in the groundbreaking film Olympia by Hitler s favorite director Leni Riefenstahl. Photo and film captured Owens stunning success and revealed how wrong Hitler was in his beliefs.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Michael Burgan
    SeriesCaptured history. Sports, Captured history
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p.
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27239333M
    ISBN 100756555280
    ISBN 109780756555283


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