Wednesday, July 24, 1996 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | NEXT: Clinton on the Gender Gap and State Control of...
1996-07-24

Charles Coughlin Biography

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
This is viewer supported news

The voice of Father Charles Coughlin, the infamous Roman Catholic priest from Michigan who roused radio listeners during the Great Depression with fire and brimstone speeches that fueled racial and ethnic prejudice. Donald Warren, a Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Oakland University has spent 20 years researching Coughlin’s rise and his connections to Fascist and Nazi movements.

Guest:
Donald Warren, author of Radio Priest: Charles Couglin, the Father of Hate Radio.

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour

Stories

    Bn2015-0730_funhome3
    Alison Bechdel’s "Fun Home": The Coming-Out Memoir That Became a Hit Broadway Musical
    In a Democracy Now! special, we look at the acclaimed Broadway musical "Fun Home," which swept the Tony Awards last month. Composer Jeanine Tesori and lyricist Lisa Kron made history as the first female duo to win a Tony Award for Best Original Score. "Fun Home" is also the first-ever Broadway musical to feature a lesbian protagonist. The musical is based on the 2006 best-selling graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, "Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic." The memoir is a poignant exploration of family, memory, first love,...

Creative Commons License The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

This is viewer supported news