How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became a Pop Culture Icon

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became a Pop Culture Icon

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 963 , Segment 2

Episode: Brexit, Ginsburg, Bethlehem Exhibit, Product Reviewer

  • Dec 12, 2018 10:00 pm
  • 16:54 mins

Guest: Jonathan Entin, Professor Emeritus of Law and Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Case Western Reserve University The oldest justice on the US Supreme Court is also the only one who can claim the status of viral internet meme. You can buy T-shirts with her picture and the words “Notorious RBG.” Her lace collars are a sign of solidarity among women and girls a protest marches. And she’s a crowd favorite on Saturday Night Live as impersonated by Kate McKinnon. Already this year, Justice Ginsburg – who is 85 - has been the subject of an acclaimed a documentary from CNN and a movie coming to theaters soon called, “On the Basis of Sex.” One breathless review calls it Ginsburg’s superhero origin story. Why is RGB having his media moment?

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