This day in Jewish history / Henry Ford does an about-face
The auto manufacturing mogul and publisher publicly apologized for publishing a litany of anti-Semitic articles in his newspaper.
On July 16, 1927, Aaron Sapiro and Henry Ford reached an out-of-court settlement that ended the libel suit the Jewish lawyer had brought against the Detroit auto manufacturer and publisher. The case was perhaps the key element in convincing Ford, who had used his newspaper and other publications to peddle an ongoing and vicious series of anti-Jewish theories, to back down and even disavow the lies that had been...
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