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Beyond the 'Gins-burn': The documentary 'RBG' shows the formidable soft power of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

No other Supreme Court justice, living or dead, has had a hold on the American popular imagination like Ruth Bader Ginsburg. But if you think never is heard a discouraging word where she is concerned, the stirring documentary "RBG" sets you straight from the start.

Though it sounds unlikely for someone who's been the inspiration for everything from "Saturday Night Live" skits and a best-selling "Notorious RBG" biography to sleepwear, workout routines and even tattoos, numerous imprecations have

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