On this day in 1936, Jesse Owens competed in the Olympics held in Hitler's Berlin. Owens was able to overcome Nazi racism to win four gold medals in two days.
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Characterized by darkened city streets, conflicted heroes and femme fatales, film noir was a very popular film style of the 1940s and 1950s. Librarian Tom Pappas will discuss the genre’s ... More Details
Jesse Owen’s quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s ... More Details
Dr. Bennet Omalu, played by Will Smith, discovers a degenerative brain disease in the autopsies of several deceased pro-football players, but after presenting his research, he finds himself under fire ... More Details