Oral history interview with Jim Forest

Interview conducted for Voices from the Catholic Worker. Jim Forest, a Catholic Worker, former managing editor of The Catholic worker newspaper, a biographer of Dorothy Day, and a member of the Milwaukee Fourteen discusses his involvement with the Catholic Worker Movement, his relationship with Day,...

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Main Author: Forest, Jim
Other Authors: Troester, Rosalie Riegle.
Format: Cassette Audio Book
Language:English
Published: 1988.
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Summary:Interview conducted for Voices from the Catholic Worker. Jim Forest, a Catholic Worker, former managing editor of The Catholic worker newspaper, a biographer of Dorothy Day, and a member of the Milwaukee Fourteen discusses his involvement with the Catholic Worker Movement, his relationship with Day, editing the paper, and the Russian Orthodox Church. Forest discusses why he moved from America to The Netherlands and his experiences in the Russian Orthodox Church. He talks about meeting Day and working in the New York Catholic Worker Community. He discusses editing The Catholic worker as well as the Catholic press in America. He also compares the Catholic Church with the Russian Orthodox Church and discusses the changes in the Catholic Church during the 20th century. Finally he discusses peace movements, Day's opinions on destruction of property as a form of protest and his involvement with the Milwaukee Fourteen who burned draft records in 1968. Interviewed by Rosalie Riegle Troester. Interruptions in audio present in original recording.
Physical Description:4 sound cassettes (214 min.) : analog + abstract (53 leaves)
Access:Open to all users.