Carroll Quigley

Carroll Quigley (1910–1977) was an American historian and theorist of the evolution of civilizations, noted for his teaching work as a professor at Georgetown University, for his academic publications, and for his book Tragedy and Hope.

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Robert Welch

Robert Henry Winborne Welch Jr. (1899 –1985) co-founded the John Birch Society (JBS) in December 1958. Willis Carto was a member of the JBS for a while…

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Garrett James Hardin

Garrett James Hardin (1915–2003) was an American ecologist and philosopher who warned of the dangers of overpopulation.  In 1994, he was one of 52 signatories on “Mainstream Science on Intelligence”,…

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Joseph P. Kamp

Joseph P. Kamp (1900–1993) was an American political activist who was jailed in 1950 for being in contempt of Congress stemming from 1944 campaign activities. He was acquitted of a second contempt charge in relationship with the lobbying activities of the Constitutional Educational League, an anti-communist organization. He later served as a policy advisor to the Liberty Lobby.

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Willis J. Ballinger

Federal Trade Commissioner Willis J. Ballinger’s book By Vote of the People (1901) said that democracy declines as a consequence of the concentration of economic power. These are Willis Carto’s thoughts to Ballinger, as detailed in a 1953 letter.

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Marianne Thomas

Marianne Thomas was the widow of Lowell Thomas, famous writer and broadcaster. Marianne was a great support of Willis Carto and the Liberty Lobby. She was a longtime civic activist and opponent of the Vietnam War, founding the Citizens for Moral War campaign group. She met Lowell Thomas for the first time when she asked him to accept a brochure from the Citizens for a Moral War. She later served in the Dayton International Peace Museum and U.S. Civil Responsibilities.

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