This Day in Jewish History / U.S. apologizes for insulting Hitler
New York Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, whose mother was Jewish, called the Fuehrer a 'brown-shirted fanatic.’
On March 6, 1937, U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull apologized to the German Embassy for the insulting remarks about Adolf Hitler made by New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia three days earlier. La Guardia, speaking on March 3 to the Women’s Division of the American Jewish Congress, had proposed building a “chamber of horrors” at the 1939 World’s Fair in New York....
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