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Bedtime Biography: Notorious RBG

The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

By Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik
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Bedtime Biography: Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik
Synopsis

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.

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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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