Coty Attacks B’nai B’rith for Roosevelt ‘abdication’

President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “abdication” in favor of Bernard Baruch, American financier who is of Jewish ancestry, is deplored by Francois Coty, French parfumeur and newspaper publisher, in Figaro, Paris daily.

Mr. Baruch’s membership in the Roosevelt “brain trust”, writes M. Coty, was engineered by the B’nai B’rith, Jewish fraternal and philanthropic organization, as part of the order’s attempt to dominate the world.

The publisher, who recently lost a decision in the French courts to a group of Jewish war veterans who accused him of libel in connection with anti-Semitic utterances in the Coty newspapers, also alludes unfavorably to what he describes as the vast political influence of Henry Morgenthau, former ambassador to Turkey and more recently, head of the American delegation at the conferences on the world wheat supply, and of the late Louis Marshall, noted lawyer and authority on constitutional law.

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