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    Jesse Owens, American Athlete  new window
Jesse Owens was an African American track-and-field star famous for his performance at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Before the eyes of the Nazi leadership, who had hoped to use the games as a source of propaganda for Aryan nationalism, Owens claimed 4 gold medals and set records that lasted for more than 20 years. He later recounted, "When I came back to my native country, after all the stories about Hitler, I couldn't ride in the front of the bus."

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Jesse Owens was an African American track-and-field star famous for his performance at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Before the eyes of the Nazi leadership, who had hoped to use the games as a source of propaganda for Aryan nationalism, Owens claimed 4 gold medals and set records that lasted for more than 20 years. He later recounted, "When I came back to my native country, after all the stories about Hitler, I couldn't ride in the front of the bus." More new window

 
    Adolf Hitler, Der Führer
  Adolf Hitler, Der Führer
Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician and the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (German: Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, abbreviated NSDAP), commonly known as the Nazi Party. He was Chancellor of Germ...
 
    IOC : The Modern Olympic Games
  IOC : The Modern Olympic Games
Greece was the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games. The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in 1896. The International Olympic Committee was founded on 23 June 1894 by the French educator Baron Pierre de Coubertin who was inspired to r...
 
    Joe Louis, No.1 Heavyweight of All-time
  Joe Louis, No.1 Heavyweight of All-time
Joseph Louis Barrow, better known as Joe Louis, was an American professional boxer and the World Heavyweight Champion from 1937 to 1949. He is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. Nicknamed the Brown Bomber, Louis helped ele...
 
    Muhammad Ali, The Greatest
  Muhammad Ali, The Greatest
Muhammad Ali is an American former professional boxer, generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the sport's history. A controversial and polarizing figure during his early career, Ali is today widely regarded for the skills he displaye...
 
       
         



 
 
         
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