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William Sloane Coffin

Clip: Season 7 | 9m 29s

As chaplain of Yale University in the ’60s and ’70s, Coffin became one of the best known — and most controversial — figures not only against the war, but also in the civil rights movement and the campaign for a freeze on nuclear weapons. Throughout his life, Coffin preached that social justice was central to Christianity.

Aired: 08/26/04

Rating: NR

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