Herman Liveright

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Herman Elsas Liveright , a lifelong activist for social change, died in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Jan. 19 2001, from complications following surgery. He was 89.

Mr. Liveright and his wife, Betty Liveright, lived in Lenox, not far from the site of the Berkshire Forum, the educational center they founded in 1972[1].

For 20 years, the forum sponsored workshops on controversial and, sometimes, radical political issues and causes.

CoC National Conference endorser

In 1992 Betty Liveright and Herman Liveright, US Political Prisoners Project, Pittsburgh, endorsed the Committees of Correspondence national conference Conference on Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the 90s held at Berkeley California July 17-19.[2]

Greetings to Committees of Correspondence conference

Betty Liveright and Herman Liveright sent greetings to the Second Committees of Correspondence National Conference, held July 12-14 1996, in New York.[3]


  1. The Boston Globe January 24, 2001
  2. CCDS Background
  3. CoC Second National Conference program, 1996