|Born||Willis Allison Carto
July 17, 1926
Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
|Died||October 26, 2015
|Cause of death||cardiac arrest|
|Known for||Far right advocate|
|Title||Head of Liberty Lobby (defunct)|
Willis Allison Carto (July 17, 1926 – October 26, 2015) was a known American figure on the American far right. He called himself as Jeffersonian and populist, but was known for his promotion of conspiracy theories and Holocaust denial.
Early life[change | change source]
Carto was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Career[change | change source]
Carto was thought to be one of America's most influential political racial theorists through the Liberty Lobby and successor organizations which he helped create. Carto ran a group supporting segregationist George Wallace's 1968 presidential campaign which formed the basis for the National Youth Alliance which promoted Francis Parker Yockey's political philosophy.
Death[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Willis Carto". Anti-Defamation League. 2009. http://www.adl.org/Learn/Ext_US/carto.asp. Retrieved 2009-09-15.
- Kaplan, Jeffrey, ed. (2000). Encyclopedia of White Power: A Sourcebook on the Radical Racist Right. AltaMira Press. p. 42. ISBN 978-0742503403. https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=nNWbbhUYv8oC&pg=PA42&dq=Willis+Carto+anti-semitism&hl=en&sa=X&ei=uYsIVbvBO8PsaIbhgfAC&ved=0CCEQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Willis%20Carto%20anti-semitism&f=false.
- Levy, Richard, ed. (2005). Antisemitism: A Historical Encyclopedia of Prejudice and Persecution, Volume. ABC-CLIO. p. 107. ISBN 978-1851094394. https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=Tdn6FFZklkcC&pg=PA107&dq=Willis+Carto+anti-semitism&hl=en&sa=X&ei=uYsIVbvBO8PsaIbhgfAC&ved=0CCsQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=Willis%20Carto%20anti-semitism&f=false.
- Michael, George (2012). Confronting Right Wing Extremism and Terrorism in the USA. Routledge. p. 15. ISBN 978-0415628440. https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=5SOAAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA15&dq=Willis+Carto+anti-semitism&hl=en&sa=X&ei=uYsIVbvBO8PsaIbhgfAC&ved=0CDUQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=Willis%20Carto%20anti-semitism&f=false.
- "Willis Allison Carto, American, Rest in Peace". Barnes Review. Barnes Revoew. http://barnesreview.org/willis-allison-carto-american-rest-in-peace/. Retrieved 31 October 2015.