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Coughlin, Charles, Father



  • Existence: 1891-10-25 - 1979-10-27

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Father Charles Coughlin FBI Files

Identifier: UP001842
Abstract Father Charles Coughlin was an outspoken Roman Catholic priest at the Shrine of the Little Flower Church in Royal Oak, MI. He founded a weekly publication entitled “Social Justice” and shared his political views during his weekly radio show, broadcast every Sunday. Father Coughlin created a political party, the National Union of Social Justice, in opposition to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and in the late 1930s even called for his impeachment, due to what he viewed as socialist or communist...
Dates: 1936 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1944