1930s Germans loved Kool Aid wrote:
douglas burke wrote:
Because no one thought Jesse Owens had a chance
This is not true. Maybe no one in Germany thought he could win after feasting on Hitler's Aryan Race superiority propaganda for years, but he was certainly a favorite outside of Germany.
He was cheered by the crowd. No idea how many were not Germans, but it is not like in those days as many people could travel like they can now.