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1997-03-07

Philip Berrigan and Ploughshrares Action

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Greg Palast, Investigative journalist. His latest book is “Armed Madhouse: From Baghdad to New Orleans–Sordid Secrets & Strange Tales of a White House Gone Wild.”

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From a prison in Pennsylvania, we now go to one in Maine where
anti-war activist Father Philip Berrigan is presently incarcerated in the
Cumberland County Jail.

Philip Berrigan, and his brother Daniel, rose to prominence more
than thirty years ago leading creative, non-violent resistance to the
Vietnam War. Both brothers have continued the anti-war tradition until this day. Philip was a founding member of the Ploughshares group, which organizes non-violent direct actions against first strike weaponry. He has spent more than seven years of his life in jail because of his anti-war activities.

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FATHER PHILIP BERRIGAN, a leading anti-war activist and a
founding member of the international Ploughshares group, which
organizes non-violent direct action against first strike nuclear weaponry.

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