Book American extremists : militias, supremacists, klansmen, communists & others / John George & Laird Wilcox.
Associated Name: Wilcox, Laird M.
Publication year: 1996.
Call Number HS2325 .G46 1996
Media class: Book
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books
Originally published: Nazis, communists, klansmen, and others on the fringe, 1992.
Extent: 443 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
It's not new: historical perspective on American extremism prior to 1960 -- What is extremism? Style and tactics matter more than goals -- Motivations: why they join, stay, leave -- Communist Party USA -- Socialist Workers Party -- Black Panther Party -- Students for a Democratic Society -- Progressive Labor Party -- Workers World Party -- Revolutionary Action Movement -- Revolutionary Communist Party -- Communist Workers Party -- Reverend Billy James Hargis and his Christian Crusade -- The John Birch Society: a plot to sell books? -- The Christian Right -- Willis Carto and Liberty Lobby -- Robert Bolivar DePugh and the Minutemen -- The militias -- Gerald L. K. Smith and Christian Nationalist Crusade -- The LaRouche Network -- Jewish Defense League -- The Nation of Islam -- Assorted Neo-Nazis -- National States Rights Party -- Ku Klux Klans.