The Press: Suit Dismissed

Thirteen months ago, when Rev. Charles Edward Coughlin was radiorating about the Jews, something happened which profoundly annoyed him. Detroit's respected Rabbi Leo M. Franklin, good friend of Henry Ford (who was once publicly anti-Semitic), visited Mr. Ford, induced him to issue a statement, which the Rabbi had written, sympathizing with the Jews. The Detroit Free Press front-paged the statement. Father Coughlin leaped to his microphone, charged that the Free Press had "venally" made it appear that the statement was written by Mr. Ford. The Free Press in another front-page statement retorted that "Father Coughlin ... is giving still further evidence...

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