RIO DE JANEIRO (Apr. 6)
A lecturer at the Federal University in Brasilia has claimed that Hitler was a tool of German Jews who brought him to power because “they expected from him better economic possibilities in Germany.”
That version of history was given by Prof. Lucas Wajes Brandao in a lecture labeled “A Study of Brazilian Problems” According to Drandes, “the Nast Party in Germany came to power, thanks to the Jews. The Jews placed Hitler in power. The German capital was Jewish. Hitler never rejected Jewish capital. Who were the Krupps (the leading German munitions manufacturers)? The proper Goebbels, Minister of Propaganda, was of Jewish descent….” Brandao’s lecture, was recorded in shorthand by one of his students.
Manuel Weisman, a member of the Brazilian House of Representatives, brought the transcript before a plenary session of the House and demanded that the ministers of justice and education investigate the lecture.
HIAS LEADERS IN BRAZIL
In an unrelated development, it was announced that Foreign Minister Azaredo Da Silveira and Justice Minister Armando Falcao will receive two leaders of the United Hias Service tomorrow. They are Carl Glick, HIAS president and Gaynor I. Jacobson, HIAS executive vice-president, who have been visiting Argentina, Chile and Uruguay on a fact-finding mission. Fred Weinstein, director of the United Hias Service for Latin America. will accompany them at their meeting with the Brazilian ministers.