Triumph : The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics

by Schaap, Jeremy Year Published: 2007 Call nuber 796.42 TRI

Presents a comprehensive analysis of the 1936 Olympic games hosted by Germany, America's threat to boycott the games, and the four Olympic gold medals won by African-American athlete Jesse Owens, whose performance crushed Hitler's myth of Aryan supremacy.