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S3 E19 Remembering RBG — Feminist fighter, role model and cultural icon

September 21, 2020 Loud Murmurs 小声喧哗 Season 3 Episode 19
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S3 E19 Remembering RBG — Feminist fighter, role model and cultural icon
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Loud Murmurs 小声喧哗
S3 E19 Remembering RBG — Feminist fighter, role model and cultural icon
Sep 21, 2020 Season 3 Episode 19
Loud Murmurs 小声喧哗

This is a very special episode we put together in 3 days. On September 18, 2020, Friday evening, we learned that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87. It was one of those news stories where you remember exactly what you were doing when you heard it. 

For this episode, hosts Izzy and Afra are joined by our guests Danmiao and Santu. Santu is in law school right now juggling between schoolwork and being a dad of two. Danmiao is a lawyer in New York City.  Together we celebrate Notorious R.B.G’s life, legacy and her journey to pop culture icon. It’s actually a surprisingly uplifting episode, somehow. 

*In this episode, you’ll hear:*

-How we learned of RBG’s death and how we processed the news

-What RBG means to each of us personally 

-Ginsburg’s greatest contributions to women’s rights 

-Why the soft-spoken justice became an unlikely pop culture icon in her last years

-How did the 2018 documentary R.B.G and the 2019 film “On the Basis of Sex” tell her story?

-Why is her death politically significant? What does it mean for our future in the U.S. 


Links:

2019 “On the Basis of Sex”

https://www.focusfeatures.com/on-the-basis-of-sex

2018 documentary: R.B.G 

https://www.rbgmovie.com/

Notorious R.B.G:

https://notoriousrbg.tumblr.com/

Nina Totenberg on the death of RBG: 

https://www.npr.org/2020/09/18/100306972/justice-ruth-bader-ginsburg-champion-of-gender-equality-dies-at-87 


Find Loud Murmurs in the iTunes podcast store, Google Play, Spotify, and wherever you listen to podcasts (e.g. Pocket Casts, Overcast)! Please subscribe, enjoy, and feel free to drop us a note and leave us a review. 

Please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/loudmurmurs

Please reach out to us at [email protected] for any business inquiries. 

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Show Notes

This is a very special episode we put together in 3 days. On September 18, 2020, Friday evening, we learned that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87. It was one of those news stories where you remember exactly what you were doing when you heard it. 

For this episode, hosts Izzy and Afra are joined by our guests Danmiao and Santu. Santu is in law school right now juggling between schoolwork and being a dad of two. Danmiao is a lawyer in New York City.  Together we celebrate Notorious R.B.G’s life, legacy and her journey to pop culture icon. It’s actually a surprisingly uplifting episode, somehow. 

*In this episode, you’ll hear:*

-How we learned of RBG’s death and how we processed the news

-What RBG means to each of us personally 

-Ginsburg’s greatest contributions to women’s rights 

-Why the soft-spoken justice became an unlikely pop culture icon in her last years

-How did the 2018 documentary R.B.G and the 2019 film “On the Basis of Sex” tell her story?

-Why is her death politically significant? What does it mean for our future in the U.S. 


Links:

2019 “On the Basis of Sex”

https://www.focusfeatures.com/on-the-basis-of-sex

2018 documentary: R.B.G 

https://www.rbgmovie.com/

Notorious R.B.G:

https://notoriousrbg.tumblr.com/

Nina Totenberg on the death of RBG: 

https://www.npr.org/2020/09/18/100306972/justice-ruth-bader-ginsburg-champion-of-gender-equality-dies-at-87 


Find Loud Murmurs in the iTunes podcast store, Google Play, Spotify, and wherever you listen to podcasts (e.g. Pocket Casts, Overcast)! Please subscribe, enjoy, and feel free to drop us a note and leave us a review. 

Please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/loudmurmurs

Please reach out to us at [email protected] for any business inquiries. 

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/loudmurmurs)