The Press: Death in Dearborn

Eight years ago motor-maker Henry Ford bought a magazine. Mr. Ford, like many another national figure, wanted an organ which would distribute his own distillate of the world-wide torrent of printed talk about him. The sheet was called The Dearborn Independent. It contained articles of opinion, ethical, political, factual: also Mr. Ford's page. These bits of philosophy (collected in a volume called Ford Ideals) were reported as prompted, if not actually penned, by Mr. Ford. Latterly The Dearborn Independent suggested one idea to many a U. S. mind—anti-Semitism. Its columns carried...

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