Willis Carto and the American Far Right
George Michael is an assistant professor of political science and administration of justice at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. He is the author of Confronting Right-Wing Extremism and Terrorism in the USA and The Enemy of My Enemy: The Alarming Convergence of Militant Islam and the Extreme Right.
George Michael talked about his book, Willis Carto and the American Far Right, his critical biography of radical right-wing activist and Liberty Lobby founder Willis Carto. Carto, publisher of Spotlight magazine (now called the American Free Press), has inspired people like Timothy McVeigh, William Pierce (author of The Turner Diaries), and others on the radical right. George Michael was able to get rare access to Willis Carto for the book. Following his remarks, Professor Michael responded to audience members' questions.
George Michael is an assistant professor of political science and administration of justice at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. He is the author of Confronting Right-Wing Extremism and Terrorism in the USA and The Enemy of My Enemy: The Alarming Convergence of Militant Islam and the Extreme Right. close
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