[6/12/02 John + Esther]

Part of Celeste Neuhaus's experimental student documentary about Al Kohn, featuring an interview with his longtime friends Esther and her son John.

00:00Copy video clip URL Footage of the exterior of Ben & Al’s storefront coffee shop.

03:25Copy video clip URL Celeste Neuhaus talks to Esther about Al Kohn’s life and how she knows him. “I think a lot of people in the neighborhood took care of him since the fire happened…Al is like a landmark here,” she says.

14:58Copy video clip URL Celeste talks to Esther’s son John about Al. “He’s always looked out for us…he’s a great guy…an authority figure,” he tells her.

41:45Copy video clip URL John talks about UIC building in the neighborhood and people knocking on the house to try and buy it from them.

48:10Copy video clip URL They discuss where Al used to work and his relationship with the cops.



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