The most famous athlete of his time, 22-year-old Jesse Owen's stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis.
In classic Olympic fashion, Owens became known not only for his athletic triumphs
Despite the racial slurs he endured, Owens' grace and athleticism rallied crowds across the globe. But when the four-time Olympic gold medallist returned home, he could not even ride in the front of a bus. This is the story of a sharecropper's son who triumphed over adversity to become a hero and world champion. It is also a story about the fleeting quality of fame.
Physicist and author Brian Greene, brings us a mind-blowing new exploration of space, time, and the very nature of reality.
Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history.
A fresh perspective on the birth of civilisation in the Near and Middle East and its dynamic influence on the West.