Laurens Grant


Laurens Grant appears in the following:

“Jesse Owens”

Monday, April 30, 2012

Laurens Grant, producer and director of the documentary “Jesse Owens,” tells the story of the athlete whose triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world, even as it infuriated the Nazis. Owens’ grace and athleticism rallied crowds around the world, yet when the Olympic gold medalist returned home to America, he couldn’t ride in the front of a bus. “Jesse Owens” premieres on the PBS series American Experience May 1, 2012 at 8:00 pm.

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