David Bergland, RIP: 1984 Libertarian Party Candidate for President

by | Jun 5, 2019

I am sorry to announce that David Bergland has died at the age of 83. He had been battling prostate cancer.

Bergland was the 1984 presidential candidate of the Libertarian Party. He was also the 1976 candidate for Vice-President.

I met David in 1973 and worked closely with him during my time in the Libertarian Party. He was a principled promoter of freedom and peace and was a leader in the anti-interventionist wing of the Libertarian Party during the 1970s and 1980s. He was the author of Libertarianism in One Lesson.

About Eric Garris

Eric Garris is a longtime libertarian activist and the founder of Antiwar.com.
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