Oral history interview with Karl Meyer

Interview conducted for Voices from the Catholic Worker. Karl Meyer discusses his life, his experiences with the Catholic Worker and his tax resistance. He talks about what drew him to work at the Catholic Worker, and his initial experiences with air raid drill resistance and his subsequent jail tim...

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Main Author: Meyer, Karl, 1937-
Other Authors: Troester, Rosalie Riegle.
Format: Cassette Audio Book
Language:English
Published: 1987.
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Summary:Interview conducted for Voices from the Catholic Worker. Karl Meyer discusses his life, his experiences with the Catholic Worker and his tax resistance. He talks about what drew him to work at the Catholic Worker, and his initial experiences with air raid drill resistance and his subsequent jail time. He briefly discusses running a Catholic Worker house in Chicago and dealing with the Catholic Church authorities. He then talks about his decision to leave the Catholic faith. He also discusses his tax resistance at great length, discussing his various methods, his dealings with the IRS, and his prosecution for tax evasion. He also sings a song he wrote and published in The Catholic worker about his encounters with the IRS. Interviewed by Rosalie Riegle Troester. Interruptions in audio present in original recording. Order of transcript narrative varies from audio recording.
Physical Description:3 sound cassettes (161 min.) : analog + transcript (47 leaves)
Access:Open to all users.