From to , Joseph Borkin was the chief of the Patent and Cartel section of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice in Washington, and was. THE CRIME AND PUNISHMENT OF I.G.. FARBEN. By Joseph Borkin. New York: The Free. Press. Pp Urban A. Lester. Richard N. Bagenslos. Joseph Borkin, 67, a Washington lawyer, author and former government official who wrote extensively on legal and economic issues, died.

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The latter was reprinted in seven different languages after his death.

Joseph Borkin

Views Read Edit View history. Affandi painted portraits of the American leaders who helped champion the cause for Indonesian independence. Farben Cartelobituary, in: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Joseph Borkin served as chief economic advisor and attorney in the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice during the presidency of Franklin D. Initially, Borkin worked for the US Congress und for a committee of investigations of the US Senat on allegations of corruption against the munitions industry.

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He made the borkni promise to keep the collection intact until after the artist had been dead for no less than fifteen years as he felt that josepn work of Affandi would be better appreciated after his death as it was the case with Van Gogh whose brilliance was only truly understood and fully appreciated after his death. Joseph Borkin was convinced that Affandi possessed a unique talent and was the bridge that connected the best of eastern and western art. This book combined a middle-class typical aversion against big business with a highly patriotic orientation.


Ziet u geen prijzen? Joseph Borkin born The Struggle for Power that predicted, among other things, pay per view cable television and the Internet. This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat Joseph Borkin was an economist, legal scholar, educator and a fine writer.

Joseph Borkin cultivated a relationship with President Sukarno in his capacity as an economic advisor and consultant to the President during the early years of Indonesia’s emergence as a nation.

The Story of Industrial Offensive. Examples of these are the portraits of Drew Pearson who was, at the time, the most famous American newspaper columnist and radio commentator, as well as Mr. Joseph Borkin made numerous trips to Southeast Asia in the fifties and especially to Indonesia helping the fledgling nation to gain its footing by marshalling support within the United States Congress as well as among the American press corps.

Joseph Borkin’s other writings on vastly diverse subjects such as the Indonesian language, O.

Retrieved from ” https: Henry, and Shakespeare are but a small joseh of his widely ranging interests. President Sukarno, in fact, referred to him as “Indonesia’s Lafayette” referencing the Frenchman who championed America’s cause during their war for independence with England and without whom, as some believed that, the United States may never have been born. This was a radical position of the Roosevelt – progressiveswho were strong in the American political scene between borkun In he co-authored a major book on cartels, Germany’s Master Plan, The Story of The Industrial Offensive which was acclaimed by the critics and grew into a huge best seller.


The first meeting with Affandi left such an indelible impression on the collector that upon his return to the United States Joseph Borkin excitedly declared to his family, “I have just met the world’s next Van Gogh”. In addition, he taught courses on global economics and law at numerous universities. World monopoly and peace.

Edwards joeeph Wendell Berge of — the first mayor American pamphlet against international cartels. A book about the effectiveness of Antitrust prosecutions and one about the role of the lawyer in the Watergate scandal remained uncompleted.

Untilhe was chief economist in the Antitrust agency and worked on the German IG Farben concern and its international cartel connections. November in New York City ; died 5. The American Economic Review 33 2S. It was during this period that he, as an avid art connoisseur, met and became friends with the Indonesian artist Affandi and, over the years, became the single largest American collector of his works.

He took over a lecture on business ethics at Catholic University of America. Borkin himself who, during this period, was known inside and outside of government as Indonesia’s best American friend in the west.

As early ashe co-authored a book on the yet unborn art of television titled, Television: Borkin was married with Pauline Borkin, they had two children.

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