Interviewee

Peter Berg

Interviewer

Ron Chepesiuk

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Abstract

In his December 1993 interview with Ron Chepesiuk, Peter Berg detailed his part in the ‘60s radical movement and his more recent activities with the Planet Drum Foundation. Berg described his involvement in the Digger movement and environmental movement with bioregionalism at its core. He covered such topics as McCarthyism, the psychedelic movement and the drugs involved, guerilla theatre, San Francisco movements, the Black Liberation Movement, and the Diggers. Berg also discussed the Free Speech movement, bioregionalism, sexism, and homophobia. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.

Publication Date

12-18-1993

Unique Identifier

OH 242

Format

Cassette

Length

1 hour, 24 minutes

Restrictions

This interview is open for use.

Series

Sixties Radicals

Keywords

San Francisco, Nonviolent Anarchy, Shasta Bioregion, Planet Drum Foundation, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, bioregionalism, ecology, environmental movement, Digger, conservation, industrial growth economy, capitalism, Black Liberation Movement, McCarthyism, Thalhimer sit-in, Mairowitz’s The Radical Soap Opera, guerilla theatre, LSD, peyote, San Francisco, Co-Existence Bagel Shop, Free Speech Movement, sexism, homophobia, Haight Ashbury

Disciplines

Oral History

Interview with Peter Berg

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