The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Mary Fisher on Max's ability to find the solution.
"The Gang of Eight" article
Max Fisher, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the United Brands Co. Annual Meeting in 1976.
Al Taubman talks about the key to Max's ability to raise funds.
Max Fisher, Gerald Ford and other members of the UJA and the State Department signing the contract in the Thomas Jefferson Room of the State Dept. Building.
Max Fisher Jewish Community Foundation Dedication
Left to Right: Max M. Fisher, Detroit Mayor Coleman Young, Michigan Governor William Milliken
The Detroit riots, which began on July 23, 1967 led to 43 deaths, 7,200 arrests and a minimum of $42.5 million in damages.
Jewish Statesmanship Award
Bob McCabe describes his early days as president of Detroit Renaissance.
Peter Golden, Max Fisher's biographer, on Fisher's role as conduit in deals between US and Israel.
Max Fisher at his office in the Fisher Building.
Max Fisher with Leon Dulzin, Joseph Sternstein, Charlotte Jacobson, and Ephraim Evron at the American Assembly for Zionism and Israel in 1981.
Max Fisher with Richard Nixon in the White House
Peter Cummings explains why Max Fisher is such an effective fund-raiser.