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2012 London Olympics quiz: Are you ready for a gold medal?

Jesse Owens 1936 Summer Olympics
Question 2 of 25

2. After winning four gold medals at the 1936 Games in Berlin, in one of the greatest Olympic moments in history, black athlete Jesse Owens returned to the US to receive:

An invitation to the White House from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

A request to address a joint session of Congress

A lifetime appointment as honorary chairman of the US Olympic Committee

A reception at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York, where he was forced to use the freight elevator

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