[On the legend of Jesse and Hitler
Did he really stop them from playing the Star Spangled Banner when you won?
Just between us... men behind the legend, Hitler had no control over that. The proper national anthems were played for all the winners, and nobody ever asked him to invite me or any other athlete to sit in his box.
Well, didn't he snub you? Didn't he refuse to shake hands, or is that just another myth?
On the first day, he shook hands with the first winners, who were Germans and Finns. ...