The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Max Fisher meeting with Richard Nixon and other leaders, including John Ehrlichman, William Rogers, Rabbi Hershel Schacter, and William Wxler, in the White House in 1970.
President Reagan honored Max Fisher with the Presidential Citizen Medal at the White House in 1989.
Congratulatory letter from George P. Shultz to Max Fisher on his receiving the National Distinguished Leadership Award in 1994.
Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.
Detroit Renaissance Construction
Bob McCabe describes the relationship between Max Fisher and Detroit Mayor Coleman Young.
Detroit Councilman Kenneth Cockrel, who opposed city tax breaks for the development of Riverfront
Max Fisher addressing the final session of the Founding Assembly
American Jewish Committee Human Relations Award
Robert Aronson on Max Fisher's fundraising prowess.
Max Fisher, Paul Milstein and Seymour Milstein
Robert Aronson explains how Max Fisher has been indispensible to Israeli leaders in helping them deal with America.
Gene Miller remembers Max Fisher's integrity, honesty and ability to listen.
"The Gang of Eight" article
In 1984, Max Fisher wrote an article for the Detroit Free Press titled "Believe in a brighter future for Detroit."
Letter from Max M. Fisher to White House Chief of Staff John Sununu concerning U.S. policy toward Jerusalem.