Join us on POV’s website for a live chat with filmmakers Emily and Sarah Kunstler on June 22 at 11:30 PM EST!
Sign up for an email reminder or enter your questions for Emily and Sarah here.
While studying law at the University of Pittsburgh in March 1970, Paul Boas joined a peaceful nighttime protest against the military draft by picketing outside the Squirrel Hill home of Irwin Steinsapir, a member of the local draft board. Police arrested Mr. Boas and seven other men, who spent the night in jail.
The next day, supporters arrived at a hearing for the men before City Magistrate Robert E. Dauer. A police officer guarding the courtroom yanked the ponytail of one of the defendants who was not facing the judge. A disturbance broke out in the courtroom, and Mr. Dauer ordered the room cleared. Continue reading 'New article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Kunstler defended protesters in Pittsburgh'»