NPR’s Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg, Author of Dinners with Ruth

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Sep 19 2022
NPR’s Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg, Author of Dinners with Ruth

The Hudson Library & Historical Society will host a live virtual streaming event with NPR’s Award-Winning Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg, author of Dinners with Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships.

The Hudson Library & Historical Society will host a live virtual streaming event with NPR’s Award-Winning Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg, author of Dinners with Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of FriendshipsKirkus calls the memoir “an affectionate, revealing portrait of an important figure in American history.”

Four years before Nina Totenberg was hired at NPR, where she cemented her legacy as a prizewinning reporter, and nearly twenty-two years before Ruth Bader Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court, Nina called Ruth. A reporter for The National Observer, Nina was curious about Ruth’s legal brief, asking the Supreme Court to do something revolutionary: declare a law that discriminated “on the basis of sex” to be unconstitutional. In a time when women were fired for becoming pregnant, often could not apply for credit cards or get a mortgage in their own names, Ruth patiently explained her argument. That call launched a remarkable, nearly fifty-year

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  • Sep 19, 2022 at 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm (Mon)

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Copies of Dinners with Ruth will be available for purchase courtesy of the Learned Owl Book Shop. Registration for this program is required and a valid email address is required at time of registration. Participants will receive an email invitation to attend the program, hosted on Zoom, a day before the program begins. If you have any questions, please email askus@hudson.lib.oh.us or call (330) 653-6658 x1010.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.
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