RBG: Beyond Notorious

RBG: Beyond Notorious

RBG: Beyond Notorious

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Take a moment to delve into the life and times of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Starting in present day and working back through history, each episode in this 6-part series highlights a decade of RBG's life. Hear from RBG herself in a new interview, and some of the people who know her best, including her granddaughter Clara Spera, law school classmate Professor Arthur Miller, and equal pay activist and Supreme Court plaintiff Lilly Ledbetter. CNN's Poppy Harlow and Jeffrey Toobin host this original series, going behind the scenes of the CNN Film RBG.
  1. August 24, 2018
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    Her Origins (1950's/1960's)
    In the final installment, Poppy and Jeffrey go back to RBG's origins, beginning with her Brooklyn upbringing through to her time as a young lawyer struggling to secure a job despite being top of her class. They…
  2. August 23, 2018
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    Flaming Feminist Litigator (1970's)
    This 1970's episode delves into RBG's work as an attorney leading the ACLU Women's Right's Project, taking on clients who had experienced gender-based discrimination. Poppy and Jeffrey hear from two of the plai…
  3. August 22, 2018
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    The Odd Couple (1980's)
    Episode 4 takes us back to President Carter's appointment of RBG to the DC Circuit of the US Court of Appeals, discussing her transformation from litigator to jurist. Poppy and Jeffrey speak with Eugene Scalia,…
  4. August 21, 2018
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    A Higher Court (1990's)
    Episode 3 goes through RBG's Supreme Court nomination and her first decade on the High Court. Poppy and Jeffrey speak with Professor Margo Schlanger, one of RBG's clerks during her first term, who breaks down R…
  5. August 20, 2018
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    Dissenter (2000's)
    Poppy and Jeffrey go back to the 2000's, when RBG's public profile exploded. She became the most senior liberal justice on the court and wrote some of her most memorable dissents, in cases such as Lily Ledbette…
  6. August 20, 2018
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    Staying Power (Present Day)
    Poppy and Jeffrey begin the journey discussing RBG on the Supreme Court in the Trump era, hearing from her granddaughter Clara Spera on what she learned about her grandmother in law school. They also hear from…
  7. August 09, 2018
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    Trailer: RBG: Beyond Notorious
    Join CNN's Poppy Harlow and Jeffrey Toobin for an unforgettable podcast journey through the decades of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's life. Poppy and Jeffrey go behind the scenes of the C…

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