The Paper Pogrom: Henry Ford, the Dearborn Independent and the Protocols of the Elders of Zion

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The Paper Pogrom: Henry Ford, the Dearborn Independent and the Protocols of the Elders of Zion

“Henry Ford: an iconic self-made man, a self-taught mechanical genius, a man of vision, a fearless innovator. And a virulent anti-Semite.” The man whose use of the assembly line made the car affordable for the average American, endorsed equal pay for equal work for women, and promoted many blacks to middle-management positions, also held some disturbing views. Luc Carrier examines his mixed legacy.

“Henry Ford: an iconic self-made man, a self-taught mechanical genius, a man of vision, a fearless innovator. And a virulent anti-Semite.” The man whose use of the assembly line made the car affordable for the average American, endorsed equal pay for equal work for women, and promoted many blacks to middle-management positions, also held some disturbing views. Luc Carrier examines his mixed legacy.

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