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Jesse Owens, Hitler reaction

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Published on Sep 13, 2011

School project
The song is: Time composed by Hans Zimmer

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Eng Saleh
In Owens' own words: "I wasn't invited up to shake hands with Hitler- but I wasn't invited to the White House to shake hands with the President, either."
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Philippe Aubin
When I came back to my native country, after all the stories about Hitler, I couldn't ride in the front of the bus. I had to go to the back door. I couldn't live where I wanted. I wasn't invited to shake hands with Hitler, but I wasn't invited to the White House to shake hands with the President, either. https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Jesse_Owens
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Clysthène Polydoras
Hitler didn't snub me – it was our president who snubbed me. The president didn't even send me a telegram. Jesse Owens
FrostCreed
Jesse Owens: "Hitler didn't snub me – it was Franklin D Rooseevelt who snubbed me. The president didn't even send me a telegram." On the other hand, Hitler sent Owens a commemorative inscribed cabinet photograph of himself. Jesse Owens was never invited to the White House nor were honors bestowed upon him by President
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shamanic1
I don't see any reaction whatsoever. zzzzzzzzzzz
Jappa Kinni
Damn people were fast back then!
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Lisa Jackson
The media is full of propaganda, there is a street in Germany named after Jessie Owens, it was president Roosevelt that did not congratulate Jessie. I never stood for the flag even as a child.bull@$!#...
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Johnny doe
Germany still won the Olympics
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Duffy2013
You know contrary to popular belief, Hitler didn't snub and refuse to shake Jesse Owens hand. In fact the person who refused to shake hands with him was the US President himself! 
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