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September 13, 2021 11:37 pm  #1

"The Father Of Hate Radio" In The U.S. Originally Came From Hamilton

A new CBC podcast aims to trace the rise of extreme right-wing radio, beginning with a man who was the first to try his hand at the new medium back in the 1920s - and quickly became one of its most famous - and dangerous - stars. And he was born and raised in Hamilton. 

"He was the first national radio star in the U.S. Truly [Rush] Limbaugh before there was a Limbaugh, except on a much bigger scale."

How a Hamilton-born priest became the 'Father of Hate Radio'