Letter: Courageous museum display in Fort Langley accurate

Dear Editor,

As a Jew, I recently anxiously attended an exhibit at the Langley Centennial Museum – More than Just Games – which highlighted the plight of Jews and others prior to the 1936 Olympics in Germany.

The exhibit was a historically accurate presentation of Canada’s ambivalence to Nazi Germany’s racist views on blacks and Jews, as Canada willfully participated in both the Summer and Winter Olympics.

I must praise the Langley Centennial Museum for its courage to educate us, in light Sochi Olympics.

Don J. Devoretz, Professor Emeritus Simon Fraser University

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