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Kaiser-Frazt in Israel to Sue
Renault Company of France for
$2,000,000 Breach of Contract
Direct JTA Teletype Wires to The Jewish News
Mississippi Bans ADL Film;
Bnai Brith Leaders Call It
'Obvionslv Anti-Semitic' Act
"The High Wall," a film propagating racial integra-
tion, which was presented by the MississiPpi branch
of the Anti-Defamation League of Bnai Brith to the
Mississippi Department of Education's Audio-Visual
Division in 1953, has been banned, it was reported this
week from Jackson, Miss.
J. M. Tubb, Mississippi State Superintendent of
Education, has issued instructions to W. D. R. Stovall,
head of the audio-visual division, .to remove the film
from the circulating library pending action by the State
Board of Education. Board members include Tubb,
Secretary of State Herbert Ladner and Attorney Gen-
eral Joe T. Patterson.
The ADL film stresses racial and religious toler-
ance and dramatizes the prejudices suffered by Poles
in a predominantly non-foreign community.
Mississippi State Senator George Yarbrough, of
Red- Banks, Marshall County, and W. J. Simmons, of
JaCkson, administrator of the Mississippi Association
of Citizens Councils, the movement that propagates
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TEL AVIV—The Kaiser-Frazer Company in Israel will sue the Renault auto
firm of France for $2,000,000 in damages of breach of contract, Ephraim Min,
general manager of the Israel. company, announced Tuesday.
Illin cited documents relating to the current agreement between the two corn.
parties dated Feb. 27, 1959, which permits cancellation of contract without dam-
ages only if the government of France banned the supply of car parts to Israel for
assembly here. He said that this was not the reason given by Renault for ending the
agreement under which the French firm's. Renault was assembled in the Haifa
factory of Kaiser-Frazer. The company's attorneys have started collecting material
for the damage suit.
Renault car owners in Israel had some consolation. The Arab boycott regula-
tions, to which it was presumed Renault bowed in cancelling the agreement, does
not ban shipments of spare parts to Israel.
Israel Reassured of Continuing French Friendship
Direct JTA Teletype Wire to The Jewish Newt
JERUSALEM—The French government has given Israel assurances that the
decision of the Renault Company to end car assembly operations in Israel will not
affect Franco-Israel friendship, it was learned Tuesday.
The reassurance was given when Mordechai Shneerson, Israel charge d'affaires
in Paris, handed to Maurice Cour de IVIurville, the French Foreign Minister, a note
explaining Israel's views that the Renault action may influence other foreign
companies to bow to the Arab League boycott against Israel.
Renault officials contended again Tuesday that high production costs and high
Israel taxes made Renault participation in the Haifa assembly plant of the Israel
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"Hear, my son, the in-
struction. of thy father, and
forsake not the teaching of-
thy mother, for they shall
be a crown of grace upon.
thy head . . . "
—Photo by Arnold Eagle, from One
God" by Mary Fitch, published by
Lothrup Lee & Shepard Co.