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Jesse Owens (Character)
from The Jesse Owens Story (1984) (TV)

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  1. Race (2016) Played by Stephan James

  2. Unbroken (2014/I) Played by Bangalie Keita

  3. King of the Olympics: The Lives and Loves of Avery Brundage (1988) (TV) Played by Ronnie Britton
  4. The Jesse Owens Story (1984) (TV) Played by Dorian Harewood

  5. "Saturday Night Live"
    ... aka "NBC's Saturday Night" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "SNL" - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "SNL 25" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night" - USA (first season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live '80" - USA (sixth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 15" - USA (fifteenth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 20" - USA (twentieth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 25" - USA (twentyfifth season title)
        - Kris Kristofferson/Rita Coolidge (1976) TV episode, Played by Garrett Morris

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Quotes:
From The Jesse Owens Story (1984) (TV)
[on hearing that Jesse had received $10,000 from an unknown benefactor in 1936]
Lew Gilbert: What is the straight story behind that money, Mr. Owens?
Jesse Owens: You want the truth? I was paid $10,000 to support Alfred M. Landon's campaign againt Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Lew Gilbert: Were you ashamed of that?
Jesse Owens: Some people thought I should be, but I wasn't. Celebrities endorse cigarettes, banks, automobiles. Why was it wrong for me to endorse a Republican? Besides, it wasn't just for the money. I believed Landon would be better for the Black man.
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