Film Related, Jesse Owens, New News Category NameComments: No commentsTags: American Experience, Jesse Owens, LA Times, Laurens Grant, Leonard Lopate show, NYT, PBS, Pop Matters, stanley nelson, Variety
May 3, 20121 year agoFirelight Films production for the PBS series American Experience. The film examines the life and legacy of the African-American sprinter, a sharecropper's son, who triumphed over adversity to win four gold medals in the face of Hitler's Aryan nation at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.
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December 18, 20111 year agoClick here to view today's New York Times article which includes Freedom Riders in critic Mike Hale's top 10 television picks for 2011. Hale wrote: "This beautifully constructed 'American Experience' film revisited the 1961 Freedom Rides, telling stories of ugly violence and unbelievable courage."