Sunday, September 30, 2018

Fact of the Day: Jesse Owens Vs Jimmy Carter

Jesse Owens tried to convince Jimmy Carter not to boycott the Soviet Olympics in 1980. Jesse Owens cited that the Olympics were above politics. 

7 comments:

Kay said...

I didn't know about this. Interesting.

Christine said...

Too bad.

Pat Hatt said...

Should be indeed

Anna-Alina said...

Looks like it was very fast, wow.

RO said...

That's interesting and didn't know that. Hugs...RO

Martha said...

I didn't know about this

Su-sieee! Mac said...

So, could the boycott be the reason for Russia wanting to take over the U.S.? Nah.