'Race' Offers a Social-studies-for-dummies Look at a Complex Moment in History
Eighty years after Owens broke records at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, a biopic about him has finally been made. But the result fails completely to convey the tremendous historical importance of this extraordinary American athlete.
In recent years we have been inundated by a flood of movies based on real-life stories, including many cinematic biographies. So it’s surprising that only now has a biopic been made about the black sprinter...
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