Reminiscences of Elliot Mincberg : oral history, 2002-2003.
|Creator: ||Mincberg, Elliot, 1952-||Project: ||September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 65 p. sound recordings: 2 sound cassettes (88,46 min.)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Legal Director, People for the American Way.
Scope and Contents
Background: born Chicago; parents Holocaust survivors; changing dynamics of Chicago neighborhood through integration and white flight, influence of assassinations of civil rights leaders; education: B.A. Northwestern University, J.D. Harvard Law School 1977; activism: environmental activism through internship at Campaign Against Pollution, Vietnam War protest organizing; career: clerk and community services work for Hogan and Hartson, Legal Director for People for the American Way; post-9/11: challenges and changes in legal work, public reaction to People for the American Way's work; evaluation of Attorney General John Ashcroft, thoughts on Jose Padilla case; reflections on family life.
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