Martin Luther King, Jr.
Daniel Berrigan was one of the most inspiring figures of the anti-war and social justice movements of the past fifty years.
He died on Saturday, April 30,and will be sorely missed by all of us who knew him. Over the course of the ensuing 48 years I was inspired by his activism and grateful for his support for Tikkun magazine.
Heschel told me how very important Dan was for him—particularly in the dark days after Nixon had been elected and escalated the bombings in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Those of us who were activists were particularly heartened by his willingness to publicly challenge the chicken-heartedness and moral obtuseness of religious leaders in the Catholic, Protestant and Jewish world who privately understood that the Vietnam war was immoral but who would not publicly condemn it and instead condemned the nonviolent activism of the anti-war movement because we were disobeying the law, burning our draft cards, disrupting the campus recruitment into the CIA and the ROTC, and blocking entrance into army recruitment centers and the Pentagon!
We at Tikkun magazine, the voice of Jewish progressives, liberals, radicals and anti-capitalist non-violent revolutionaries, will deeply mourn the loss of our brother Daniel Berrigan.Apr 04, · The Rev.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at an antiwar demonstration in New York in April , with Dr. Benjamin Spock to his right. Credit Agence France-Presse — . Moderates in the Civil Rights movement were frustrated with Dr.
King's stance against the Vietnam War. true In the days immediately after Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, riots broke out in over cities, with the worst riots occurring in.
May 14, · Best Answer: Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence By Rev. Martin Luther King 4 April Speech delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on April 4, , at a meeting of Clergy and Laity Concerned at Riverside Church in New York CityStatus: Resolved.
Address by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. April 15 Mobilization to End the War in Vietnam New York City Saturday, April 15, See also Dr. King Opposes Vietnam War and Vietnam War & Civil Rights Movement for web links.
[Eleven days after publicly declaring his opposition to the Vietnam War in Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence, Dr. King gave this address to , protesters who had.
The threat of death was always present for Dr. Martin Luther King during his reign as a peaceful revolutionary. Voices of opposition - some within his own trusted circles - were especially vociferous following his milestone speech against the Vietnam War .
Martin Luther King speaking at Riverside Church, NYC, 4 Apr Almost fifty years ago Martin Luther King gave a major speech against the Vietnam war and US militarism in general.