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Untold Story of Jesse Owens/Ruby Elzy, African-American Music Star

Jesse Owens amazed crowds at the 1936 Olympics by proving that Hitler was wrong. Join us on this hour as we talk about this untold story of Owens. Then, Ruby Elzy was an African-American opera music star who became one of the most acclaimed singers of her generation. We’ll talk about an OSU Opera production about Elzy’s life and career.