Huey Long v. Father Coughlin

Both were impassioned speakers.  Here’s Long:

Is it just me, or does it seem like he’s drunk in half his speeches?

And here is Father Coughlin:

Alan Brinkley claims that after Roosevelt recruited Coughlin to help him with his campaign, Coughlin developed an unusual affinity for him – stopping by the White House, calling, sending telegrams, writing letters, developing nicknames for the president and his staff – all of which FDR couldn’t stand.  Combine that with the intensity of his speeches and he’s just downright creepy.


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