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BERRIGAN, Daniel (1921-2016)
Daniel Berrigan collection
1978. No binding & hard cover. Good. Daniel Berrigan was American Jesuit priest, anti-war activist, Christian pacifist, professor, playwright, poet, and author. In May 1968, he and his brother, Philip, along with seven other Catholic protesters, burned the records of the Catonsville, Maryland, draft board with homemade napalm. Their arrest, trial, and sentence to 3 years in prison propelled the Berrigans to national prominence. His poetry book, "Time Without Number," won the prestigious Lamont Poetry Prize in 1957. The collection contains 19 items dating from 1957 to 1978 specifically, 4 letters, 1 post card, 9 photos, 1 book, and 1 broadside. 4 Letters and 1 post card: • 2 TLS, ALS, and post card, to Irma Antonetto, Associazione Culturale Italiana, post-marked 20 September 1973 (with partial envelope), 4 November 1973, and 17 December [1973], re his invitation to speak in Italy, travelling with his brother Jerome Berrigan and sister-in-law Charlotte (Carol) Rizzo-Berrigan, does not have a resume, pictures of him in Oggi, Padre John St. George on Vatican Radio, trouble again with the American government ("a cause for rejoicing"), whether the Pope would intercede for him if Nixon jails him. • ALS to Antonetto from Carol Berrigan, 19 January 1974, re travel to Italy and whether Antonetto can arrange for her to visit schools for the young deaf. Irma Antonetto, was the creator of the Italian Cultural Association and In forty-six years of activity she had brought to Italy over 400 personalities including philosophers, scientists, writers, Nobel laureates. 9 b&w Ph … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA) [St. Catharines, ON, Canada]

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