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Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik

The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

4.7 (35 ratings)
38 mins
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    US Supreme Court Justice. Modern feminist hero. Unlikely pop icon. That’s right – in this bedtime biography, we’re exploring the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

    From her inauspicious childhood in Brooklyn to capturing the public imagination with her scathing dissents on the bench, we’ll chronicle one woman’s lifelong fight to give American women and men equal rights. 

    It’s a tale of dedication and perseverance, to be sure – but also one of empowerment, empathy, and love. So cozy up, and prepare to be inspired!

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    What is Bedtime Biography: Notorious RBG about?

    Narrated by Valeri Ross

    Music by Federico Coderoni

    Notorious RBG (2015) chronicles the life story of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. From her childhood in Brooklyn – when she was known by her nickname, Kiki – to capturing the public imagination with her scathing dissents on the bench, these blinks portray one woman’s relentless fight to give American women and men equal rights under the country’s legislation.

    Who should read Bedtime Biography: Notorious RBG?

    • Millennials interested in the life of America’s most unassuming pop icon
    • Students of US history, law, and politics
    • Social activists and feminists looking for inspiration

    About the Author

    Irin Carmon is an Israeli-American journalist and commentator. She is a CNN contributor, a senior correspondent at New York Magazine, and was previously a national reporter at MSNBC.

    Shana Knizhnik is an American lawyer and author from Philadelphia. In 2013, she created the viral Notorious R.B.G. Tumblr, where she chronicled memes and articles about Justice Ginsberg.

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