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The Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936
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American Antisemitism
Actively fueling extreme antisemitism, the “radio priest” Father Charles Coughlin maligned Jews on his national program that reached millions of listeners. In the June 12, 1936, issue of his newspaper Social Justice, Coughlin castigated Jews as “Christ killers,” “usurers,” and “Bolsheviks.” July 17, 1936.
Actively fueling extreme antisemitism, the “radio priest” Father Charles Coughlin maligned Jews on his national program that reached millions of listeners. In the June 12, 1936, issue of his newspaper Social Justice, Coughlin castigated Jews as “Christ killers,” “usurers,” and “Bolsheviks.” July 17, 1936.
—USHMM #90539/AP/Wide World Photos
Nazi supporters in Los Angeles give the Hitler salute at a rally opposing the boycott of German goods. May 1934.
Nazi supporters in Los Angeles give the Hitler salute at a rally opposing the boycott of German goods. May 1934.
—USHMM #00532/UPI/Bettmann/CORBIS

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