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Peter Berg interviewed about the Summer of Love for The American Experience

Interview Date: April 19, 2006 Interview Place: 4307-20th Street,  San Francisco Interview Purpose: for WGBH’s The American Experience program titled Summer of Love. The program  originally aired in San Francisco in April 2007, and is available from WGBH and on … Continue reading

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David Mairowitz Interviews Peter Berg for My 68

Interview Date: October 22, 2007, 11 a.m. Interview Place: by Phone Peter Berg (PB) in San Francisco David Mairowitz (DM) in Berlin Interview Purpose: Mairowitz’s radio program for German Public Radio, titled My 68. The two discuss the Haight Ashbury … Continue reading

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Planet Drum Foundation in Ecuador

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Remembering Peter Berg (1937-2011)

The social revolutionary thinker, writer, ecologist, environmental activist and founder of Planet Drum Foundation died on July 28, 2011 after a sudden case of pneumonia complicated by his bout with lung cancer. Peter Berg was an unforgettable personality for anyone … Continue reading

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Comments from near and far

The Planet Drum office and Peter’s family have received many emails with messages that we wanted to convey on these pages. This blog post will be a place to add these comments.

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Biographical note

Berg, Peter (October 1, 1937 – July 28, 2011) Bioregionalism Philosopher, Founder and Director of Planet Drum Foundation One of the leading advocates of bioregionalism, Peter Berg was the founder and director of Planet Drum Foundation, a noted ecologist, and … Continue reading

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Come Share Winter Solstice

Come share Winter Solstice in San Francisco. Bonfire greets the setting sun, 4:54pm, Dec. 21, 2011. Ocean Beach fire pit, near Lincoln Blvd. Bring warm. Bring cheer. Bring musical instruments. Dancing. Poems. Friends. Fire.

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A Righteous Good Time Was Had By All

A grand Celebration Of Life took place on Saturday, October 1, 2011, at the Josephine Randall Museum in San Francisco. Hundreds of Peter Berg’s friends, compatriots, family, comrades and acquaintances came together to share the passing of a legend. This post blog will … Continue reading

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(Other) Celebrations of Peter’s Life

Other Gatherings Several friends have indicated that they can’t make the October 1 gathering  in San Francisco but are interested in having a remembrance celebration in their local bioregion.  We suggest that besides his birthday (October 1) the Equinoxes or … Continue reading

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Initial announcement from Planet Drum

On the morning of Thursday, July 28th, Planet Drum Foundation’s founder, Peter Berg, breathed his last. His life-partner, Judy, and daughter, Ocean, were with him. In many ways his death was too soon and unexpected.  Now he has joined the … Continue reading

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