RADIO PRIEST by Donald Warren
Charles Coughlin, The Father of Hate Radio

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Chronicles the life and times of Father Charles Coughlin, the famed ""Radio Priest,"" whose program in the mid 1930s, ""The Hour of Power,"" let him share his controversial oratory with the masses. 10,000 first printing.
 

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Published July 3, 1996 by Free Press. 384 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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He also attempts new explanations of why the US government decided not to indict Coughlin for sedition and offers a wealth of circumstantial evidence appearing to confirm the long-simmering charge that Coughlin took money from the Nazis.

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There have been other studies of Father Coughlin and like-minded contemporaries, notably Alan Brinkley's "Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin and the Great Depression," published in 1982.

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Still, Mr. Warren is on solid ground in describing Father Coughlin as a pioneer of sorts, a media pioneer, the inventor of "a new kind of preaching, one that depended on modern technology: the microphone and transmitter."

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In 1942, with the U.S. at war with a Nazi regime long praised by Father Charles Coughlin of the Shrine of the Little Flower in the Detroit community of Little Oak, Archbishop Mooney, his exasperated superior, finally put an end to the ""unpriestly folly."" Coughlin's slick radio sermons had alrea...

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