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On August 1st 1936 Adolf Hitler opened the 11th Olympics in Berlin. It was to be a spectacle of Aryan/ Nordic athletic superiority. But Hitler didn't count on one Young black American athlete named Jesse Owens. Hitler's presence and the adulation of the fuhrer showed the whole world how Germany felt about Adolf Hitler. It was truly shocking for Adolph Hitler to have a person like Jesse Owens Win 4 gold medals in track and field at the Berlin Olympics. Despite Hitler's already burgeoning policies of anti-semitism, the World Press saw Hitler as a positive powerful world leade