Behind the Scenes: Kunstler's Daughters Reflect

Posted on June 23, 2010

William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe aired last night on P.O.V. on PBS. But the conversation continued online well into the next day. Filmmakers Emily and Sarah Kunstler both logged on for a live chat with their audience immediately after the broadcast. With America's best known civil rights lawyer still fresh in everyone's thoughts, the daughters fielded a wide range of questions from viewers. One participant asked how their father would have felt about the internet as a platform for activism. Both Emily and Sarah were convinced he would have been obsessed with following his press mentions through "Google alerts." Read the full transcript from last night's chat here. Plus, watch exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from the film. Here you will see how Michelangelo's David, an inspiration to a young William Kunstler, came to life through animation.

 

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