Books: Minotaur or Man?

THE DARK NIGHT OF RESISTANCE by Daniel Berrigan, 181 pages. Doub/ecfay, $5.95.

For four months Father Daniel Berrigan, convicted of burning draft files at Catonsville, Md., was that melodramatic figure, a fugitive from justice. Before his capture by FBI agents posing as bird watchers on Block Island, R.I., that rainy morning of Aug. 11, 1970, Berrigan had traveled through his own bold underground. He gave out secret interviews to press and television, held discussion meetings within the movement, and wrote, wrote, wrote. It is safe to say that no fugitive in FBI history...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!