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Owens spoils Hitler’s party

Adolf Hitler at 1936 Olympics

Jesse Owens breaks records, debunks Aryan superiority.

The 1936 Berlin Olympics were to be Adolf Hitler's stage to validate Aryan superiority, the Nazis' belief in a master race. In three races and one long jump, American Jesse Owens, as much as anyone, laid waste that philosophy.

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