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Coughlin Talk “mob Inciting,” Unitarian Minister Holds in Detroit Address

Last Sunday’s speech by “radio priest” Charles E. Coughlin was termed “mob inciting” in a radio talk last nigh the Rev. Walton Cole of Toledo speaking under the auspices of the Unitarian Fellowship for Social Justice.

Mr. Cole admonished Coughlin to “be careful in even suggesting that any group in America fight in the Franco way.” “We do not,” he continued, “want the Hitler way the Stalin way or the Franco way. We want the American way of understanding and of setting our differences without appeal to force.”

Intimating that there had been efforts to curb the Unitarian broadcasts answering Coughlin, Cole again opposed barring Coughlin from the air but demanded that the “radio priest” accept full responsibility for the consequences of his utterances and that he leave the privacy of his broadcasting booth and face the “Town Meeting of the Air’ audience “not packed with his followers.” Cole quoted from Coughlin writings to prove that the “radio priest” is anti-Semitic.

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