Boston Post Writer is Opposed to American Part in 1936 Olympies

“The American committee should decline the invitation” to compete in the Olympic games that are to be held in Berlin in 1936, declared Bil! Cunningham, sports writer for the Boston Post, in an article published today.

“If I were a Jewish athlete,” Cunningham wrote, “I wouldn’t bemean myself by even competing for a team that was being got together to invade a land where I was admitted under what amounted to an armistice.” Calling Hitler an” amazing opportunist with a Charlie Chaplin facial underbrush,” he pointed out that the Olympic games are international and that Hitlerism is the opposite of international spirit.

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