Check Out LAURENS GRANT Discussing JESSE OWENS on NBC!Did you miss Laurens Grant on NBC New York's show Positively Black? Check her out here:
View more videos at: http://nbcnewyork.com.Yesterday, New York NBC's Positively Black aired a special interview with Laurens Grant to discuss JESSE OWENS as part of a presentation in honor of this year's Olympics.
"Who is the man behind the huge icon Jesse Owens?"JESSE OWENS is a Firelight Films production for the PBS series American Experience. Directed and produced by Laurens Grant, and produced and written by Stanley Nelson, JESSE OWENS examines the life and legacy of the African-American sprinter, a sharecroppers son, who triumphed over adversity to win four gold medals in the face of Hitler’s Aryan nation at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. JESSE OWENS premiered on the PBS Series, American Experience, on May 1, 2012 and was broadcast on PBS UK on June 6, 2012.
Director, Laurens Grant
NBC New York's Positively Black highlights the people, issues and events affecting the African-American community in the tri-state region and across the nation.