59. The Shocking History of Gun Control with Dr. Thaddeus Russell

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Episode Summary

Dr. Thaddeus Russell joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the shocking history of gun control in the US, the racist undertones of gun control in American history, and how gun control has been used by the state out of fear of the people, especially black people.

About the Guest

Dr. Russell teaches history and American studies at Occidental College. He is the author of A Renegade History of the United States and the founder of Renegade University.

You can follow his work at thaddeusrussell.com and on Twitter.

Biographical information is from thaddeusrussell.com.

Article Mentioned
1. Controlling Guns, Controlling People by Thaddeus Russell (December 21, 2011)

Book Mentioned
1. A Renegade History of the United States by Thaddeus Russell

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