The letter “Father Berrigan Speaks to the Actors from Underground” suggests the conception of a radical theatre, intended as a contribution to a cultural front against the US government as it escalated the war in Vietnam. Berrigan’s dramatization of the trial in which he and fellow antiwar activists were arraigned for publicly burning draft cards in 1968, The Trial of the Catonsville Nine, coincided with Berrigan’s efforts to continue his ministry while a fugitive.
Original 8mm footage of the draft card–burning action in Catonsville, followed by interviews and arrests.
1970 documentary following Father Daniel Berrigan during his underground period, directed by Lee Lockwood and Don Lenzer.
Bob Fitch photo archive, including the Berrigan brothers and related protests, hosted by Stanford University.
Declassified FBI documents that mention the Berrigan brothers.
Article reflecting on Father Daniel Berrigan’s funeral.