Abstract

Daniel Brustein is an industrial hygienist and has lived in Cleveland, Ohio since 1978. In this interview, Mr. Brustein discusses his experiences as part of the anti-war movement during the 1960s. Specifically, he covers the topic of draft resistance and his involvement with Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the Boston-based resistance groups The Resistance and the Boston Draft Resistance Group. He was also a part of the Pentagon Protest in 1967. Mr. Brustein served almost eighteen months of a three year prison sentence for resisting the Selective Service Act. Much of the interview centers on his experience in Franklin County jail and later Ashland federal prison. The Kent State University shooting and Attica prison riot are also mentioned.

Creator

Brustein, Daniel (interviewee)

Creator

Morris, Chris (interviewer)

Project

Protest Voices

Date

7-29-2016

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

78 minutes

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License
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