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October 09, 1987 - Image 48

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1987-10-09

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MARLA S. BLUME

la/

Registered Electrologist

Custom Furniture &
Cabinet Manufacturer

(313) 853-0230

DAN BOBEL

Cosmetic and Problem Hair Removal
Call for a complimentary consultation

2237 Star Ct.
Rochester Hills, MI 48057
Div. of Town & Country Const. Co.

851-6330

6080 West Maple Rd. • West Bloomfield

We would like to take this opportunity to inform you that the ophthalmology practice of:

Lawrence B. Edelman, M.D.

Bloomfield Hills Medical Building
1575 Woodward Avenue, Suite 102
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48013
Phone: (313) 333-2900

has been assumed by:

Viet ropol
Eye
urgeons

s

Cataract Specialists
Eye Consultants

Donald S. Beser, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Robert D. Beitman, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Robert T. Clark, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Amy B. Eston, M.D.

14800W. McNichols
Suite 310
Detroit, Michigan 48235
(313) 837-4355

5813 W. Maple Rd.
Suite 137
West Bloomfield, Michigan 48033
(313) 855-3346

8641 W. Grand River
Suite 9
Brighton, Michigan 48116
(313) 227-2158

- The doctors of Metropolitan Eye Surgeons will strive to continue the level of excellence
in quality of patient care that Dr. Edelman provided.

Office location, appt. hours, staff, records, remain unchanged.

Metropolitan Eye Surgeons

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FRIDAY, OCT:9, 1987:

Henry Ford

Continued from preceding page

the 1930s was called upon
to probe the anti-Semitic
background of Henry
Ford, because of the man-
ner in which "The Interna-
tional Jew" canards were
being circulated in Ger-
many, Spain, Brazil and
other countries.
In his book, The Rise and
Fall of the Third Reich,
William L. Shirer wrote:
"The Reich youth leader
was Baldur von Schirach,
a romantically-minded
young man and an
energetic organizer whose
mother was an American
and whose great-
grandfather, a union of-
ficer, had lost a leg at Bull
Run; he told his American
gaolers at Nuremberg that
he had become an anti-
Semite at the age of 17 after
reading a book called In-
ternational Jew by Henry
Ford."
In 1938, Hitler's highest
award, the Grand Cross of
the Supreme Order of the
German Eagle, was
presented to Henry Ford in
his office by the German
Consul in Cleveland, Karl
Capp, in the presence of
Fritz Hailer, the German
Consul in Detroit who later
played a notoriously pro-
Nazi role in America.
E.G. Liebold and William
J. Cameron, two ofi Ford's
chief advisers, were pre-
sent at the ceremony.
Henry Ford then received
Hitler's personal con-
gratulations and commen-
dations. It was the year of
the "Kristallnacht," the
wholesale destruction of
synagogues and properties
owned by Jews in Ger-
many, 11 years after Ford
had made his apology.
Ford's reply to those who
asked that he return
Hitler's token of shame
was: "I'm going to keep it:'
Nazi propagandists were
linked with the Ford
organization during the
years of Nazi horror. Fritz
Kuhn, a proven Nazi agent,
was among those courted
by Henry Ford. The United
Auto Workers' Union ac-
cused the Ford Motor Com-
pany of "Nazi sympathies"
in the 1940s and the
famous car manufacturing
company had its name
besmirched with a link to
Hitlerism as a result of the
continuing prejudices of its
founding head. There were
also accusations that the
elder Ford was linked with
the Ku Klux Klan.
In 1942 Henry Ford com-
mented to a leading cor-
respondent: "I still believe
the international Jew is
responsible for the war."

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