Gustavus Stadler

Gustavus Stadler

Gustavus Stadler teaches courses on US literature and culture at Haverford College in Pennsylvania. His book Woody Guthrie: An Intimate Life will be published by Beacon Press on October 6, 2020.

United States

'Fascist storm troopers': Racist police violence in 1940s America

In 1949, truncheon-wielding police officers descended on the racially integrated concert of singer Paul Robeson.

'Fascist storm troopers': Racist police violence in 1940s America