National Affairs: Mr. Ford

Surrounding himself with newspapermen at his Wayside Inn in Sudbury, Mass., Henry Ford talked publicly for an hour last week. He mentioned Prohibition, as follows:

"The worst thing that could happen to this country would be a step backward in our fight against liquor. . . . Such a change [repeal of the 18th Amendment] would be a calamity, but there's no possibility of it. As for present enforcement conditions, we manage to get along well enough at Detroit, although we are next door to Canada. Personally I'd turn out the army and navy to stop bootlegging.

"But if the law were changed,...

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