Friday, March 7, 1997 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | NEXT: Food Stamps Cuts
1997-03-07

Philip Berrigan and Ploughshrares Action

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats

Guests

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.”

DONATE →
This is viewer supported news

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.

GUEST:

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.

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour

Stories

    Davis_mcbath_dunn_rally_protest_black-lives-matter
    Black Lives Matter: New Film on Jordan Davis Captures Family’s Struggle to Convict White Vigilante
    We are broadcasting from the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, where a new film takes on the subject of the growing nationwide protests over the killing of unarmed African Americans by examining one of the cases to make national headlines in recent years: the killing of 17-year-old Jordan Davis. The film, "3 1/2 Minutes," tells the story of what happened on Nov. 23, 2012, when four teenagers pulled into a Florida gas station to buy gum and cigarettes. They were soon confronted by Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man who pulled...

Creative Commons License The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.