THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS — Friday, March 17, 1961 —
Tomi Keitlen Relates
Madison's New Book, 'Leaders
and Liberals,' Analyzes Careers of Troth Announced
Ex-Presidents, Brandeis and Black
CHARLES A. MADISON
cia• interest for Jewish readers
because of the analysis of the
Supreme Justice's interest in
Zionism. Brandeis, in Madison's
essay, was "a relentless fighter"
and "it was his good' fortune
to have become during his life-
time an honored prophet in his
That s t a t u s, of prophecy,
gained recognition even from
opponents who hated and
abused him. President Taft, for
example, whom Brandeis caught
telling a lie, had said of him:
"He is such a muckraker, an
emotionalist for his- own pur-
pose, a socialist." But several
years later Taft said: "I do not
see how we could get along
without him (on the Bench)."
When Brandeis was slurred,
during his attacks on the New
Haven Railroad's efforts at
monopoly, "the thrust cut
deep" when reference was
made to his "oriental" mind.
"Reflection made him resent-
ful," Madison states, "but it
also caused him to probe the
nature of the slur. The more
he learned about anti-Senn-
tism the more sympathetic he
felt toward his fellow Jews."
His experiences in New York,
Tomi Keitlen, attractive b
author of the new be
"Farewell to Fear,"
guest speaker at t
tures in Human Rela ns" work-
shop sponsored by the Metro-
politan De t r o i t Bnai Brith
Women's Council, Tuesday at
McGregor Memoria Building.
Mrs. Keitlen will 1 how she
outwitted the handica f blind-
ness, by choosing c
rather than fear, in a life sud-
denly without sight. She will
be speaker after the workshop
and luncheon. Sessions begin
Since h e r blindness, Mrs.
Keitlen, • lecturer, business ex-
cutive, social servant and
er, with the aid of her
to ski, m un
travel alone t ou
out th world.
n stil •
Charles A. Madison, former
"Music As You Like It"
Detroiter, managing editor of
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In this notable work, Madison him closer to Jewry. Madison
"sought to delineate the person- writes that his "interest in an
alities and events that have Zionism was a logical conse- York
helped to change the United quence of his New York expe- ciations.
COME . . . ENJOY TRADITIONAL PASSOVER SEDORIM
States from the almost classic rience." Madison goes into great ' A May 28 wedding is planned.
JUST AS YOU REMEMBER THEM . . . AT
laissez-faire economy of 1900 to detail to describe Brandeis' The couple will reside in
the relatively well-regulated in- Zionist activities.
dustrial society of the 1960s.
The evaluations of the two
Emphasis is given to the idea Roosevelts, Wilson, Truman, La-
that the democratic welfare Follette, Norris' and Black lead
ARCH 31st and
state is the product . of large- to an. understanding of the evo-
scale corporate enterprise; that lution of liberal thinking. They
the very bigness of modern busi- are valuable additions to his-
WE SUG E EARLY RES ATIONS
ness, makes most men wholly torical analyses of conditions in
dependent on it for their liveli- our time. The reading of Madi-
hood, makes government regu- son's "Leaders and Liberals in
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Because he believes that "his-
Born in 1895, Charles A.
toric events assume realistic
vividness when fleshed with the Madison grew up in Detroit, the
life stories of their chief par- oldest of five children. Twelve
ticipants," Madison selected "for when his father died, he left
By JIM SHAPIRO
detailed and dramatic study the school two years later and went
outstanding liberals in office to work in a Detroit automobile
All Mumford students will go
during the first half this factory, where he operated a on a full day schedule starting
lathe for seven years. At 21 in September. Mumford is now
He has succeeded admirably he returned to Central High the only . high school in Detroit
in his task. The personalities School, .completing the four- on half day schedUles, but the
he describes are: Theodore year course in one year, and Hampton- and McDowell ele-
Roosevelt, "The Bully Cru- graduated in 1917. At the Uni- mentary schools are going to be
sader at Armageddon"; Wood- versity of Michigan he 'com- extended through the ninth
row Wilson, "The New pressed four years'. work into grade) thus reducing the number
Freedom — A War Casualty"; three, and was elected- to Phi of freshmen entering Mumford.
Robert M. LaFollette, "Un- Beta Kappa. A year's graduate
Brandeis AZA Was the largest
compromising Progressive"; work in comparative literature contributor to the can drive re-
Louis D. Brandeis, "Countel
cently sponsored by the Student
for the People"; Franklin D. after which he came to New Council to help the Negroes of
Roosevelt, "Protagonist of the York to become an editor for Fayette County,. West Virginia,
New Deal"; George W. Morris, the American Book Company. who registered to vote and are
"Eminent Progressive"; Hugo In 1924 he joined Henry Holt now being deprived of food and
L. Black, "New Deal Justice"; and Co., now Holt, Rinehart and medical care. Brandeis, winning
Harry S. Truman, "The New Winston. He has been manag- the club competition accounted
ing editor of their College De-
Deal in Eclipse".
for more th. Is • the
partment for several years.
In addition, Madison has in-
of food receive
He began writing verses at 6,893 po
cluded in his book two impor- the age of 18, and later became
- • ing
tant essays, to illustrate his a regular contributor of book da
thesis, on "The Re lt Against reviews and articles. Madison's
ce, to be eld April 14.
Laissez-Fake" and " e Dynam- works have been published in
Olympics, champions 0
ism of Democra
If 500- many magazines.
Jewish Center Clas
page book is div
He is married to the form
will - meet a
parts, dealing wit
gle for Social J sti
"The aughter. Mr. and Mrs. Madi
orr ow ti ght
New Deal an
d at 7:30 a e e r.
ive in Manhattan, and s
their summers at a small cot e will follow
in Connecticut, where garden g Lee, popu Detroit
and household chores help
busy editor relax from a hea
ip to the cam-
schedule. He counts his t
soft 1 ■ d niversity of Mich-
grandchildren, Peter and Cathy,
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True to his editor's taste, his
two years two weeks ago, the
only hobby is books.
He is the brother of Harry girls' swimming team slumped,
Madison, Detroit community_ falling to Redford last week,
leader and former nation com- 80-32. Their record now stands
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