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2 Jews Inspired $250,000,000 Rockefeller Entertainment Plan

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Two Jews, David Sarnoff, president of the Radio Corporation of America, and S. L. Rothafel, known as “Roxy,” are declared to have inspired John D. Rockefeller, Jr., to undertake the building of a great entertainment and radio center in New York City, between 48th and 51st Streets and 5th and 6th Avenues, at a cost of $250,000,000.

In connection with this, Jacob Fishman says in the “Jewish Morning Journal”:

“While Sarnoff convinced Rockefeller of the great future for broadcasting and television, “Roxy” enthused him with his description of the tremendous progress of entertainment in general. This is natural, because the amusement industry in America was brought to its present high position mainly through Jewish initiative. The exit of William Fox was somewhat of a regression from the Jewish point of view, but no manipulations of Wall Street bankers can hide the main fact that the amusement and film industry became what it is only through Jewish initiative.”

“Roxy” will be the manager of this huge enterprise, which is expected to be finished in 1933. He will direct the amusements which will be broadcast nightly to 12,000,000 radio set owners. It is planned to build a sixty-story skyscraper, in which 27 broadcasting studios are to be provided for the Radio Corporation’s subsidiary, the National Broadcasting Company. Four theatres, one each for musical comedy and legitimate drama, vaudeville, sound pictures and symphonies, are being planned for the center. A garden plaza, three blocks long, running between the buildings, is to contain foundations and statuary.

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