Dave Brubeck is an undisputed icon of American music, having received prestigious honors such as the National Medal of the Arts and the Kennedy Center Honor. He is also unwavering in his commitment to social justice and civil rights. In this interview, Dave Brubeck, and his wife and collaborator Iola, reflect on the creation of The Gates of Justice, their own experiences with injustice, and the work's grounding in the theme of universal brotherhood. Interview by Eugenia Zukerman. Note: This recording has been lightly edited to enhance public access.