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Daniel Joseph Berrigan, S.J. (May 9, 1921 – April 30, 2016), was an American Jesuit priest, anti-war activist, and poet. He moved to Syracuse, New York at age five. He was known for protesting against the Vietnam War during the 1970s. It also landed him on the FBI's "most wanted list", on the cover of TIME magazine, and in prison. In 1980, he founded the Plowshares Movement, an anti-nuclear protest group, that put him back into the national spotlight.
Berrigan died on April 30, 2016 in The Bronx, New York City after a long-illness, aged 94.
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Daniel Berrigan is arrested for civil disobedience outside the US Mission to the UN in 2006
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