Episode 12: Ohio v. the Nazis! Click here to listen to the story of Jesse Owens


Alex interviews David Steigerwald, US history professor at The Ohio State University about the “Buckeye Bullet”, Jesse Owens. We look at the Owens’ family’s role in the Great Migration, the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich, FDR, the near US boycott of the Games and Jesse’s 4 gold medals at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Email us at ohiovtheworld@gmail.com and don’t forget to rate/review the show on iTunes.

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