The Diggers

1960s: Days of Rage

“There is a great deal to be silent about” by Emmett Grogan, 4/11/1969.
The Diggers were a radical community-action group of activists and Street Theatre actors operating from 1966 to 1968, based in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco. Their politics have been categorized as ‘left-wing’; more accurately, they were ‘community anarchists’ who blended a desire for freedom with a consciousness of the community in which they lived. They were closely associated and shared a number of members with the guerrilla theater group San Francisco Mime Troupe. The Diggers were formed out of after-hours Mime Troupe discussions between Emmett Grogan, Peter Coyote, Peter Berg, and Billy Landout. …”
W – Diggers (theater)
Articles By… and About the Diggers
Gleeson Gleanings
The Digger Papers – August 1968
The Realist: Issue No. 81 – August 1968
Article in the March 10, 1967 issue of the Foghorn.

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