Civil Rights Leader Kunstler Remembered

September 04, 1997
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Two years ago today civil rights attorney William Kunstler died. He represented many celebrated cases from Leonard Peltier at wounded knee to the Chicago seven trial, a 1978 riot case at the Chicago Democratic National Convention involving Abby Hoffman, Jerry Rubin.

This is a speech he gave on the death penalty about a month before he died. He began by talking about journalist Abu-Mumia-Jamal on death row in Pennsylvania.

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