4/26/19 Frida Berrigan: a Childhood Ruined by Nuclear Weapons

by | Apr 28, 2019 | Interviews

Frida Berrigan was five years old at the time of the Three Mile Island disaster, which marks her first memory of a life centered around anti-nuclear activism, as both of her parents, renowned Catholic nuclear activists Liz McAllister and Phil Berrigan, spent most of her childhood in and out of prison for their acts of civil disobedience. Berrigan joins the show to share her story.

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Frida Berrigan is a columnist for Waging Nonviolence and the author of It Runs in the Family: On Being Raised by Radicals and Growing into Rebellious Motherhood. Find her work at Waging Nonviolence.

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