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date: 22 October 2019

Kunstler, William Moseslocked

(07 July 1919–04 September 1995)
  • Paul Finkelman

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Kunstler, William Moses (07 July 1919–04 September 1995), attorney and political activist, was born in New York City, the son of Monroe Bradford Kunstler, a prosperous physician, and Frances Mandelbaum. A French major and varsity swimmer, he graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Yale University in 1941. Kunstler volunteered for the signal corps in World War II and rose to the rank of major, winning the Bronze Star for his service in the Pacific. After the war he attended Columbia Law School, graduating in 1948. While in law school he wrote book reviews for the ...

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