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Excerpt from "Edith Windsor: An Unlikely Activist" (https://youtu.be/DYJZsv3KIwE). Presented by the Institute for Retired Professionals (IRP | http://newschool.edu/irp) at The New School (http://newschool.edu).  

From private citizen to documentary film star to Supreme Court petitioner who overturned the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Edith (Edie) Windsor became a gay rights and feminist icon in her ninth decade. In a conversation between Edie and her attorney, Roberta Kaplan, they trace the odyssey through the court system resulting in United States v. Windsor - the 2013 landmark decision that struck down DOMA. 

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