Hitler's Olympics: Jewish runners 'betrayed' by U.S. Athletics

    (CNN)He had defeated Jesse Owens and the world was at his feet.

    Except there was one snag: Sam Stoller was Jewish.
    Stoller and fellow Jewish-American athlete Marty Glickman arrived at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin with dreams of glory -- but they left chastened in an episode which still haunts the world's most famous Games to this very day.
      "Anti-Semitism was the basic reason, I believe, that Sam and I didn't get to run at the Olympic Games," Glickman said when asked about the incident before he passed away in 2001.