What is “Political Extremism?” Laird Wilcox From: Volume 10, No. 4 Fall 1990 ShareTweet Laird Wilcox Laird Wilcox is founder of the Wilcox Collection on Contemporary Political Movements in the Spencer Library at the University of Kansas. He publishes a series of research guides on the American Left, the American Right, and the American Occult. See more articles This article is available to subscribers only. Subscribe now or log in to read this article.