English department’s William Marling discusses his research on Catholic anarchist Ammon Hennacy during interview

William Marling, professor of English at Case Western Reserve University, spoke about the life and legacy of Catholic anarchist Ammon Hennacy on KCPW-FM, a public radio station in Salt Lake City, Utah. Roger McDonough, a KCPW contributor, interviewed Marling about his recently published biography on Ammon Hennacy, Christian Anarchist: Ammon Hennacy, A Life on the Catholic Left.

During the interview, Marling and McDonough discussed Hennacy’s activism in Salt Lake City during the 1960s. In Utah, Hennacy is remembered for founding the Joe Hill House of Hospitality, which gave shelter, food and aid to unhoused individuals and local workers. 

Listen to Marling’s interview.