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Discrimination -- Coughlin

Father Charles Coughlin was a key anti-Semitic figure in Michigan. By the late 1930s, more than 30 million Americans listened to the Radio Priest's weekly broadcasts from the Shrine of the Little Flower in Royal Oak.

Image of Father Charles Coughlin Father Charles Coughlin speaking over WJR radio in the 1930s
Father Charles Coughlin  
Detroit Free Press owner/publisher E.D. Stair and editor Malcolm Bingdy, felt it important to respond to Coughlin's attacks on Jews and the Roosevelt Administration with this broadside. Image of Father Coughlin Broadside
  Father Coughlin Broadside
Courtesy Anti-Defamation League from their exhibit Jewish Life In Michigan
Image of Father Charles Coughlin WSU Father Charles Coughlin speaking to auto workers at Belle Isle, September 1, 1935
Father Charles Coughlin
Courtesy Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University
 
The Union for Social Justice, Coughlin's organization, discusses an alleged "world Jewish conspiracy" Image of Union for Social Justice, Coughlin's organization
  Union for Social Justice, Coughlin's organization
Courtesy Life, March 6, 1939. Courtesy Lois Fermaglich