Event Title

Reading: Wendell Berry at Washburn

Presenter Information

Wendell Berry

Location

Washburn, ND

Start Date

17-3-1975 8:00 PM

End Date

17-3-1975 9:00 PM

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The exact date for this reading is unknown at this time; however, it was during the week of March 17-21, 1975.

In this 1975 audiovisual recording from the 6th annual UND Writers Conference: “Spirit of Place,” Wendell Berry speaks at Washburn, ND. Berry lectures on the negative effects of strip mining in Kentucky as a similar cause to environmental concerns regarding the Garrison Dam in North Dakota. Berry reads an article from the Louisville Courier Journal in favor of the Falcon Coal Company. Berry also responds to audience questions about the coal companies looking to mine in North Dakota, the energy crisis, the effect of environmental apathy, overburden in strip mining, and issues of morality in these situations.

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Mar 17th, 8:00 PM Mar 17th, 9:00 PM

Reading: Wendell Berry at Washburn

Washburn, ND

The exact date for this reading is unknown at this time; however, it was during the week of March 17-21, 1975.

In this 1975 audiovisual recording from the 6th annual UND Writers Conference: “Spirit of Place,” Wendell Berry speaks at Washburn, ND. Berry lectures on the negative effects of strip mining in Kentucky as a similar cause to environmental concerns regarding the Garrison Dam in North Dakota. Berry reads an article from the Louisville Courier Journal in favor of the Falcon Coal Company. Berry also responds to audience questions about the coal companies looking to mine in North Dakota, the energy crisis, the effect of environmental apathy, overburden in strip mining, and issues of morality in these situations.