Paul Robeson, the Spanish Civil War, and the Oliver Law Film That Never Was
The Brigade was a cause célèbre in some liberal and socialist circles in the United States. Some groups organized fundraising activities and supply drives to keep the brigade afloat. News of the brigade’s high casualty rate and bravery in battle made them heroic figures to Americans opposing the rise of fascism. Paul Robeson was one high profile supporter, even going so far as to visit the Lincolns in the field in Spain and appearing in publicity photographs
Ronald K. Barrett PhD. was a professor of psychology whose expertise was the field of death and dying. Ron died of cancer related causes on May 31, 2015 at the age of 66. Ron was a brother to me. Love and miss you dearly, Ron.