December 8, 2022, 7:00 pm
During the Great Depression, the most dangerous man in America was a “radio priest” from Detroit. Father Charles Coughlin, a Catholic priest, broadcasting pioneer and celebrity, used his nationwide radio sermons to promote fascism and antisemitic conspiracy theories in the run-up to WWII. He became America’s first mass-media demagogue, cultivating a loyal following of violent Nazi gangs, and created a new method for spreading hate to the masses… that continues to be emulated today.
Journalist and host of the podcast, Radioactive, Andrew Lapin will join us in person!
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