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Pauli Murray: Lawyer, Poet, Priest, Trailblazer

We’re only just catching up to Pauli Murray.

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Episode Notes

Dahlia Lithwick is joined by My Name Is Pauli Murray directors Betsy West and Julie Cohen and by Professor Patricia Bell-Scott, a consulting producer on the film and professor emerita of women’s studies and human development and family science at the University of Georgia. Professor Bell-Scott’s biography, The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice, won the Lillian Smith Book Award.

In our Slate Plus segment, Mark Joseph Stern joins Dahlia to discuss this week’s terrible shadow docket decisions.

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Podcast production by Sara Burningham.

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