"It is not the function of the Olympic Games to distribute clean bills of political health." -- Norfolk Virginia Pilot

"Germans are not discriminating against Jews in their Olympic tryouts. The Jews are eliminated because they are not good athletes. Why there are not a dozen Jews in the world of Olympic caliber." -- Frederick Rubien, Secretary of the AOC

"Not the slightest evidence of religious, political or racial prejudice is outwardly visible here." --Fred Birchall, New York Times reporter