"Eqbal Ahmad: Poetry was his link with Dan Berrigan"



DESCRIPTION
Newspaper clipping dated April 16, 1971 of an article by Charles Fager in the National Catholic Reporter. Fager speaks with Ahmad about his indictment on charges of conspiring to kidnap Secretary of State Henry Kissinger with five others, all Catholic priests and nuns. Ahmad claims his innocence and warns that violent resistance should be avoided at all costs in America because “violence is what the government wants from the antiwar movement.”

ADDITIONAL METADATA
Date: April 16, 1971
Subject(s): Eqbal Ahmad, Dan Berrigan
Type: Newspaper Clipping
Language: English
Source: National Catholic Reporter
Creator: Charles Fager

PROVENANCE
Holding Institution: Hampshire College
Collection: Eqbal Ahmad Papers at Hampshire College
Digitizer: Manan Desai
Item History: 2014-05-03 (created); 2014-08-08 (modified)

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