Biographical Research Center

Interview with Eric Seitz 9/11/2002 tape 2

Interview with Eric Seitz, Honolulu attorney and legal contemporary of Harriet Bouslog recorded on September 11, 2002 for Biography Hawaiʻi: Harriet Bouslog. Topics include: the impression made on the local community by Bouslog's role in the Majors-Palakiko case, why labor law cases have historically generated so much antagonism, the notion that Bouslog was perceived as a "traitor" by the larger Hawaiʻi legal community during the height of her civil rights legal activism, the significance of the Smith Act cases to civil rights law, the satisfaction and joy that Bouslog derived from her legal advocacy, Seitz's relationship with John and Aiko Reinecke and the significance of the legal case brought against them, and what Seitz feels are overall Bouslog's most impressive personal characteristics.

Languages: English


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