Interviewee

Dave Dellinger

Interviewer

Ron Chepesiuk

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Abstract

In his February 1994 interviews with Ron Chepesiuk, Dave Dellinger revealed his view of his involvement during the anti-war movement. Dellinger was a non-violence activist and a leader of the anti-war movement of the 1960s. Dellinger discussed topics such as the sixties counterculture, Ho Chi Minh and their friendship, non-violence, self-esteem, drugs, the Chicago 7, Abbie Hoffman, and the legacy of the 1960s. Dellinger also discussed his views of activism of the 1990s, his view of the Clinton administration, the U.S. government and military, violence vs. non-violence, and the impact of the end of the Cold War on the anti-war movement. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.

Publication Date

2-11-1994

Unique Identifier

OH 235

Format

Cassette

Length

2 hours, 25 minutes

Restrictions

This interview is not open for use.

Series

Sixties Radicals

Keywords

People’s Fast for Justice and Peace in the Americas, Columbus Day, Indigenous Peoples Day, Clinton Administration, nature mystic, sexism in activism, 60s legacy, 70s legacy, peace movement, anti-war, Cold War impact, CISPES (Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador), National Committee for the Independent Political Action, PVA (Progressive Vermont Alliance), capitalism, socialism, Gandhi, Albert Camus, radix, non-violent protest/activism, social justice, Vietnam War, Howard Thurman, Sis Robinson, Gloria Steinem, self-esteem, SNCC (Student Non-violent Coordination Committee), SDS (Students for a Democratic Society), Ho Chi Minh, Youth International Party (Yippies), Abbot (Abbie Hoffman), Soon to Be a Major Motion Picture (Hoffman autobiography), sixties counterculture, LSD, marijuana, cocaine, Jane Fonda, Chicago 7(8), Destructive Generation (Collier & Horowitz)

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Oral History

Interview with Dave Dellinger

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