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New film chronicles the adversity – and success of track star Jesse Owens
February 18, 2016
Track star Jesse Owens’ legacy is both remarkable and often forgotten. The upcoming drama film, Race, attempts to rectify this by bringing Owens’ historic journey to the Olympics to life. The film, which stars Selma actor Stephan James as Jesse Owens and Jason Sudeikis as his headstrong coach Larry Snyder, chronicles Owens’ journey to Ohio State on a track scholarship, all the way to his four gold medal victories in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. ... read more »

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