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CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 31, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter's eulogy of Jesse Owens, who died today, quoted; Owens' background recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Owens' performance at 1936 Berlin Olympics recalled; films shown. Ralph Metcalf, Adolf Hitler incld. in report [OWENS - recalls experience in Berlin.] National hero status of Owens and Joe Louis noted; New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia mentioned. Owens post-Berlin life recalled, films shown. His return to Berlin in 1951 noted, shown.
REPORTER: Ray Gandolf

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Gandolf, Ray
Duration:
00:04:20

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