September 12, 2022
Through the Lens of Time: Jesse Owens
Monday, September 12, 2022
Many fascinating and enchanting individuals have graced the cover of "Time" magazine. Take a closer look at some of these people. Instructor: Joan Adams.
JESSE OWENS: James Cleveland Owens was the last of 10 children of Mary and Henry Owens. He grew up in poverty but had no idea they were poor. He loved running and claimed he wasn't very good at it. At the 1936 Olympics, he made history. The snub by Hitler was nothing compared to the rebuff he received from the president of the United States. What was his life like out of the spotlight? Course 23852