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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.
1 hour, 24 minutes
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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
Sixties Radicals, Then and Now: Candid Conversations with Those Who Shaped the Era © 2008  Ron Chepesiuk by permission of McFarland & Company, Inc., Box 611, Jefferson NC 28640. www.mcfarlandpub.com.