Nazis, communists, klansmen, and others on the fringe: political extremism in America

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Prometheus Books, 1992 - Political Science - 523 pages
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Contents

Preface
7
Historical Perspective on American Extremism Prior to 1960 15
33
What Is Extremism? Style and Tactics Matter More Than Goals
55
Extremists and the Constitution
63
Why They Join Stay Leave 69
99
TtwFwUfl 5 Communist Party USA
103
Socialist Workers Party
114
Spartacist League
120
The Dan Smoot Report
225
Lifeline
229
The Church League of America
234
The Christian Right
241
Willis Carto and Liberty Lobby
251
The Citizens Councils of America and The Councilor
266
Robert Bolivar DePugh and the Minutemen
274
Common Sense
299

Workers League
123
Guardian
125
Black Panther Party
132
Students for a Democratic Society
143
Progressive Labor Party
165
Workers World Party
171
Communist Party USA MarxistLeninist
174
Revolutionary Action Movement
177
Revolutionary Communist Party
180
Communist Workers Party
184
All African Peoples Revolutionary Party
192
MarxistLeninist Party USA
195
Reverend Billy James Hargis and His Christian Crusade
201
A Plot to Sell Books?
214
Gerald L K Smith and Christian Nationalist Crusade
304
The LaRouche Network
313
Jewish Defense League
327
The Nation of Islam
346
Assorted NeoNazis
351
The National States Rights Party
382
National Christian Publishers
390
KuKluxKlans
394
A Common Extremist Tactic
415
A Handy Guide for Extremist Watchers
453
Left Bibliography
457
Right Bibliography
485
Index
505
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About the author (1992)

Paul F. Boller, Jr. is Professor of History Emeritus at Texas Christian University. His many books include the bestselling Presidential Anecdotes, Presidential Campaigns, and Presidential Wives.
John George is Professor of Political Science and Sociology at Central State University in Oklahoma. He is the author of Public Opinion: Coalitions, Elites and Masses (with Harry Holloway).