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Henry Ford's war on Jews and the legal battle against hate speech

Author: Victoria Saker Woeste
Publisher: Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Henry Ford is remembered in American lore as the ultimate entrepreneur--the man who invented assembly-line manufacturing and made automobiles affordable. Largely forgotten is his side career as a publisher of antisemitic propaganda. This is the story of Ford's ownership of the Dearborn Independent, his involvement in the defamatory articles it ran, and the two Jewish lawyers, Aaron Sapiro and Louis Marshall, who  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Trials, litigation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Woeste, Victoria Saker.
Henry Ford's War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech.
Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, ©2012
Named Person: Henry Ford; Aaron Sapiro; Henry Ford; Aaron Sapiro
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Saker Woeste
ISBN: 9780804783736 080478373X
OCLC Number: 794664046
Description: 1 online resource (408 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Title; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Parties and players; 1 Ford's megaphone; 2 Marshall for the defense; 3 Taking It to the streets; 4 The outsider; 5 The other war; Part II: Litigants and Losers; 6 The lawsuit; 7 trial and mistrial; 8 Apology, retractions, and recriminations; 9 enforcement without law; Conclusion; List of abbreviations used in the notes; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: Victoria Saker Woeste.


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"Drawing on new evidence from archives and private family collections, this study details the depth of Ford's involvement in every aspect of this case and explains why Jewish civil rights lawyers and Read more...

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