Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Phillip S. Berry: Sierra Club Leader, 1960s-1980s: A Broadened Agenda, A Bold Approach

Interviewee(s):
Berry, Phillip S.
Interviewer(s):
Lage, Ann
Title:
Phillip S. Berry: Sierra Club Leader, 1960s-1980s: A Broadened Agenda, A Bold Approach
Abstract:
Sierra Club outings, 1950s; club board of directors, 1960s: controversies over executive director David Brower, Diablo Canyon power plant; club presidency, 1969-1971: staff-volunteer relations, determining policies on population control, nuclear power, oil pollution; Sierra Club Foundation; legal action program, Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund and key lawsuits; political endorsements and campaigning, Sierra Club Committee on Political Education; state Board of Forestry, 1973-1984: Henry Vaux, redwood park issue, forest practices rules.
Subject area(s):
Natural Resources, Land Use, and the Environment
Advocacy and Philanthropy
Interview date(s):
1981 1984
Project:
Sierra Club
Oskicat record:
b11239121
Rights:
Berry, Phillip S. "Phillip S. Berry: Sierra Club Leader, 1960s-1980s: A Broadened Agenda, A Bold Approach." Interview by Ann Lage in 1981 and 1984. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1988.