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Daniel Berrigan

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Date of Interview

ND

Interviewer

Stephen McKiernan

Interviewee

Daniel Berrigan

Biographical Text

Daniel Berrigan (May 9, 1921 – April 30, 2016), born in Virginia, Minnesota, was a poet, Jesuit priest, and peace activist .He received his Bachelor's degree from the St. Andrew-on-Hudson and his Master's degree from Woodstock College. Father Berrigan publicly protested U.S. policy in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. His defiant protests helped shape the tactics of opposition to the Vietnam War and caused his arrest in 1968. Berrigan wrote numerous volumes of poetry, including Time Without Number, which won the Lamont Poetry Prize; Prison Poems; Tulips in the Prison Yard: Selected Poems of Daniel Berrigan; and And the Risen Bread: Selected and New Poems 1957–1997. He died in the Bronx at the age of 94.

Duration

52:31

Language

English

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University Libraries

Digital Format

audio/mp4

Original Format

MicroCassette

Material Type

Sound

Interview Format

Audio

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Keywords

1960s; Vietnam; Vietnam War; Protests; Anti-war movement; Students; Activism; University of Virginia; Nixon; Boomers.

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Collection Description

Stephen McKiernan's collection of interviews includes more than two hundred interviews with prominent figures of the 1960s, which were collected between the mid-1990s and 2010s. The collection provides narratives of people who were actively involved in or witnessed events in the 1960s, an era which spurred profound cultural and… More

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“Daniel Berrigan,” Digital Collections, accessed April 23, 2024, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/1904.