Civil Disobedience


Bill Moyers Coverage

MoyersFortunately, there are people who will not be deterred from the work of civilization, who will even from time to time go up against authority in peaceful disobedience, taking a nonviolent stand for a greater good. People like Sandra Steingraber, my guest.


— Bill Moyers on his show recorded the day before Steingraber was to be sentenced to jail. Watch the complete program, read the transcript, and access resources collected by the Moyers team.

Letter from Chemung County Jail 2013

LetterChemungHandwrittenFive installations of Steingraber’s writings during her jail time for civil disobedience, in April 2013. Read more

Writings from Chemung County Jail 2014

sandra-jail-letterOn November 19, 2014, Sandra Steingraber was sentenced to jail for the second time for peaceful civil disobedience in defense of Seneca Lake.  Read more

Media coverage

MicrophoneMedia coverage, interviews and press statements around Steingraber’s acts of civil disobedience and jail sentence, and subsequent actions. Read more