Powerful reminder at how wholly American this is.
You never heard about Madison Grant. I never did until just now.
‘He was the author of a 1916 book called The Passing of the Great Race, which spread the doctrine of race purity all over the globe.’
‘Passing of the Great Race was lauded by Adolf Hitler, who in the early 1930s wrote a ‘fan letter’ to Grant in which he called the book “my Bible’
“Nazi lawyers carefully studied how the United States, despite its pretense of equal citizenship, had effectively denied that status to those who were not white.”
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