Kathryn S. Olmsted

Kathryn S. Olmsted is chair of the history department at the University of California, Davis. A historian of anticommunism, she is the author of several books, including Right Out of California: The 1930s and the Big Business Roots of Modern Conservatism (The New Press), Challenging the Secret Government: The Post-Watergate Investigations of the CIA and FBI, Red Spy Queen: A Biography of Elizabeth Bentley, and Real Enemies: Conspiracy Theories and American Democracy, World War I to 9/11. She lives in Davis, California.

News and Reviews

The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Sam Seder interviews Kathryn Olmsted on The Majority Report podcast.

Truthdig

Truthdig calls Right Out of California "gripping" in their review.

WJFF-FM "Catskill Review of Books"

Listen to the "Catskill Review of Books" interview with Kathryn Olmsted

In These Times

In These Times reviews Right Out of California

Pages

Books by Kathryn S. Olmsted

Right Out of California
The 1930s and the Big Business Roots of Modern Conservatism

Kathryn S. Olmsted