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American Olympic Committee and its entrance into German sport competition.

“The Jewish Welfare Board will not protest against America’s acceptance of the bid. We shall do this because of the motion that was passed and with the knowledge that we can withdraw when any acts of discrimination are proved.”

“I did everything in my power to swing the vote against the entry of the United States into the Olympics. However, we have done the best we could and the Jewish Welfare Board will follow my stand.”

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