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Schachter-to-Merton--1966-Dec-01.mp3
Zalman Schachter records a letter to Thomas Merton while driving. He mentions classes he is teaching and lectures for the R. M. Bucke Memorial Society in Montreal. He references the Vietnam War and the use of napalm. Captions include a photograph of…

176-1_MLK_excerpt.mp3
Thomas Merton reads excerpts of a letter from June Yungblut. She describes the funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr.

175-4_MLK_excerpt.mp3
Thomas Merton reads excerpts of a letter from June Yungblut and mentions Martin Luther King's plans to come to Gethsemani Abbey for retreat which was postponed due to King's trip to Memphis during which he was assassinated.

154-Tr-3_1,12thru2,33+3,45thrru4,45.mp3
Two humorous selections from Thomas Merton's final address as novice master before moving full-time to his hermitage.

CV.mp3
Audio clip of Merton in his hermitage at Gethsemani, May 20, 1967

154-Tr-3_excerpt_life_without_care.mp3
This excerpt is from Merton's final address as novice master before his permanent move to the hermitage. Beginning in April 1962 Thomas Merton's lectures to the novices, and then later to the community, were recorded. Merton describes "a life without…
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