Moscow (Aug. 12)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
New sensational revelations concerning Henry Ford’s connection with the anti-Semitic movement in Europe were made here by the “Isvestia,” the official organ of the Soviet Government.
The revelations were made in connection with the affair of the agent provocateur Druszelowsky, who is now being tried in Moscow on a charge of fabricating anti-Soviet documents, including the famous “Zinoviev letter,” because of which the Ramsay McDonald Labor Government in England fell.
The Isvestia states that Druszelowsky confessed that when he was arrested last year in Berlin he was visited in prison by Boris Brasol, well-known anti-Semitic monarchist Russian leader, who imported the infamous falsification, The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, into the United States, and who was in close relations with Henry Ford’s “Dearborn Independent.” Druszelowkky stated that Brasol asked him in behalf of Henry Ford to “provide” documents which would clear the Russian monarchists from the charge of being guilty of anti-Jewish pogroms. Druszelowsky agreed to deliver such “documents,” which would show that the pogrom charge against the Russian monarchists was unfounded, and that the documents accusing the monarchists of their guilt in the pogroms were forged and circulated by the Communist International.
These “documents” were to be submitted at a trial against the Communist International which was to be instigated in the United States by Henry Ford (?), Druszelowsky declared.
He further stated that he had promised to supply a number of personal statements from high witnesses clearing the monarchists, and that he had arranged to proceed to America at Ford’s expense to appear at the trial as witness.