We gave it a B-
Jeremy Schaap’s Triump is a recap of the Berlin Olympics, including the mythology surrounding Jesse Owens’ encounter with Adolf Hitler.
Owens campaigned for Republican Alf Landon in 1936, saying, ”Hitler didn’t snub me — it was [FDR] who snubbed me. The president didn’t even send me a telegram.”
There’s still an untold story: Schaap relies on U.S. sportswriters, virtually ignoring German accounts. B-