According to Bergman, "I started July 24th, 1966 on KPFK ... I had some very interesting people around me, which those folks became The Firesign Theatre: David Ossman was connected with the station, Phil Austin was connected with the station, and Phil Proctor came out to do a show and we connected in LA and that was really the genesis of that whole happening." Bergman also claimed to have coined the word "love-in" in 1967, and to have organized the first such event in April 1967 in Los Angeles.  Bergman was a graduate of Yale University and taught economics there as a Carnegie Fellow. He also attended the Yale School of Drama as a Eugene O'Neill Playwriting Fellow and was a Woodrow Wilson Scholar.
He worked with Tom Stoppard, Derek Marlowe, Piers Paul Read, and Spike Milligan. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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