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Detroit Paper Calls Coughlin ‘unable to Tell Truth’

The Detroit Free Press, which was involved in Father Charles E. Coughlin’s broadcast attack Sunday on the accuracy of a statement of sympathy with refugees, has declared that the priest “is giving still further evidence of his congenital inability to tell the truth.” Father Coughlin had declared that the Free Press printed the statement to Rabbi Leo M. Franklin as a first-person interview by Mr. Ford with the newspaper. The paper replied that it had at no time said that the statement was an interview, but only that it was an authorized statement.