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FT-60310-12
Fair Labor: The Life and Work of Bessie Margolin (1909-1996)
Marlene Trestman, Unaffiliated Independent Scholar

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=FT-60310-12

Lawyer, Feminist, Mentor: A New Biography Gives Bessie Margolin Her Due (Review)
Author(s): Stephen H. Sachs
Publication: Baltimore Sun
Date: 3/17/2016
Abstract: Released in time for Women's History Month, Marlene Trestman's Fair Labor Lawyer presents a "prodigiously researched, well-crafted and highly readable" biography of pioneering Supreme Court advocate Bessie Margolin.
Link: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-trestman-morgolin-20160316-story.html

Book Review: Fair Labor Lawyer: The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate Bessie Margolin (Review)
Author(s): Andree Blumstein
Publication: Tennessee Bar Journal
Date: 4/1/2016
Abstract: Marlene Trestman's biography of Bessie Margolin is "an inspiring, instructive and compelling story. As one would expect from a top-flight lawyer, this consequential story is meticulously researched, well documented and skillfully told."
Link: http://www.tba.org/journal/fair-labor-lawyer

Fair Labor Lawyer: Bessie Margolin's Journey from New Orleans Orphanage to Supreme Court Advocate (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Publication: Lilith
Date: 3/21/2016
Link: http:/http://lilith.org/blog/2016/03/fair-labor-lawyer-bessie-margolin-supreme-court-advocate/

Author Chronicles Accomplishments of Lawyer Bessie Margolin (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Publication: New Orleans Advocate
Date: 3/1/2016
Link: http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/news/article_ce5a521c-bdd4-5948-a069-f62d492da322.html

The Parallel Lives of Two Jewish Orphans: Bessie Margolin and Her Biographer, Marlene Trestman (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Publication: Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, Fresh Ideas
Date: 2/15/2016
Link: http://blogs.brandeis.edu/freshideasfromhbi/the-parallel-lives-of-two-jewish-orphans-bessie-margolin-and-her-biographer-marlene-trestman/

Trailblazing Attorney Bessie Margolin (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Publication: PBS "To The Contrary" Extra
Date: 3/4/2016
Link: http://www.pbs.org/to-the-contrary/watch/5666/ttc-extra_trailblazing-attorney-bessie-margolin

Interview with Marlene Trestman, author of Fair Labor Lawyer (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Rose Scott, radio host
Publication: Closer Look with Rose Scott, WABE 90.1 (Atlanta public radio)
Date: 3/22/2017
Abstract: Ten-minute radio interview with Marlene Trestman, author of Fair Labor Lawyer
Link: http://news.wabe.org/post/closer-look-service-dogs-bessie-margolin-and-more

Interview with Marlene Trestman, author of Fair Labor Lawyer (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Rose Scott, radio host
Publication: Closer Look with Rose Scott, WABE 90.1 (Atlanta public radio)
Date: 3/22/2017
Abstract: Ten-minute radio interview with Marlene Trestman, author of Fair Labor Lawyer
Link: http://news.wabe.org/post/closer-look-service-dogs-bessie-margolin-and-more

Book Review: Exceptionally a Lawyer: A Biography of an Incredibly Accomplished Lawyer and Advocate (Review)
Author(s): David I. Grunfeld
Publication: Philadelphia Lawyer
Date: 1/1/2017
Abstract: "This is a fascinating and readable biography of Bessie Margolin, the most accomplished lawyer I never heard of."
Link: http://www.philadelphiabar.org/WebObjects/PBA.woa/Contents/WebServerResources/CMSResources/TPL_Winter17_bookreview.pdf

726 Women Lawyers Carve a Legacy at Supreme Court Lecturn (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Publication: National Law Journal
Date: 3/15/2017
Abstract: "Who are the women who have argued at the U.S. Supreme Court throughout history? Author Marlene Trestman wanted to know."
Link: http://www.nationallawjournal.com/id=1202781353234/726-Women-Carve-a-Legacy-at-the-Supreme-Court-Lectern?mcode=1202615432728&curindex=0&back=NLJ&slreturn=20170823164314

TV interview: The Audacious Bessie Margolin: Trailblazing Lawyer (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Rebecca Lubetkin
Publication: New Directions for Women, Morris County NJ NOW
Date: 7/1/2017
Abstract: Half-hour television news interview with Marlene Trestman about Bessie Margolin, founding member of National Organization for Women
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PNCTtFKSZ0

TV interview: The Audacious Bessie Margolin: Trailblazing Lawyer (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Rebecca Lubetkin
Publication: New Directions for Women, Morris County NJ NOW
Date: 7/1/2017
Abstract: Half-hour television news interview with Marlene Trestman about Bessie Margolin, founding member of National Organization for Women
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PNCTtFKSZ0

Book Review: Fair Labor Lawyer (Review)
Author(s): Bryant Etheridge
Publication: Journal of Southern History, vol. 83, No. 2, May 2017, pp 467-468
Date: 5/1/2017
Abstract: "This is a very well-written and well-crafted biography."
Link: https://muse.jhu.edu/article/658094/summary

Book Review, Fair Labor Lawyer (Review)
Author(s): Geraldine Gudefin
Publication: American Jewish History, Vol. 101, No. 2, Apr. 2017, 323-325
Date: 4/1/2017
Abstract: "An important contribution to the history of Jews, gender and labor, Marlene Trestman's book reminds us of how unexplored the history of Jewish women in the legal profession remains, and how much exciting research lies ahead of us."
Link: https://nebula.wsimg.com/59c8699a3a593cf2f796c5524284a93d?AccessKeyId=9439798461CE24127E0F&disposition=0&alloworigin=1

Alumni Authors (Media Coverage)
Publication: George Washington University Alumni Magazine
Date: 6/1/2017
Abstract: Brief description of the book
Link: http://magazine.gwu.edu/writing-in-and-of-the-dark

Book Review: Fair Labor Lawyer (Review)
Author(s): Britt P. Tevis
Publication: American Jewish Archives Journal
Date: 4/1/2017
Abstract: "Trestman's book, like Margolin's career, is truly remarkable."

Book Review: Fair Labor Lawyer: No longer the weaker vessel (Review)
Author(s): Hon. George T. Anagnost
Publication: Arizona Attorney Magazine
Date: 9/1/2016
Link: http://www.azattorneymag-digital.com/azattorneymag/201609?folio=26&pg=29#pg29

Breaking Glass Ceilings: Bessie Margolin and 'The Woman Card'" (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Bella Book
Publication: Jewish Women's Archive website
Date: 8/31/2016
Link: https://jwa.org/blog/breaking-glass-ceilings-bessie-margolin-and-woman-card

Bessie Margolin: A Woman Ahead of Her Time (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Connie Savitt Sandler
Publication: Alpha Epsilon Phi Columns Magazine
Date: 8/15/2016

Q&A with Marlene Trestman on Fair Labor Lawyer: SCOTUS Advocate Finds Place in History (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Suzanne Monyak
Publication: National Law Journal
Date: 7/27/2016
Link: http://www.law.com/sites/articles/2016/07/27/qa-marlene-trestman-on-fair-labor-lawyer/?slreturn=20161125140755

"Willebrandt, Carloss, Margolin & Rosenberg: Four 20th Century Superstars of the Supreme Court Bar (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Marlene Trestman
Publication: Women Lawyers Journal, 101, No. 2 (July 2016): 18-23.
Date: 7/25/2016
Link: http://www.nawl.org/p/cm/ld/fid=83

Book Review, Fair Labor Lawyer (Review)
Author(s): Randi Melnick
Publication: New York State Bar Association Inside Magazine
Date: 12/1/2016
Abstract: "This reader very much appreciated the opportunity to get to 'know' and be grateful for a pioneer who made my path a little bit easier."

Book Talk at FDR Presidential Library (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Publication: C-SPAN
Date: 6/18/2016
Abstract: C-SPAN coverage of Marlene Trestman's presentation about her book, Fair Labor Lawyer, at the FDR Presidential Library
Link: https://www.c-span.org/video/?410339-5/marlene-trestman-discusses-fair-labor-lawyer

Mark Klobas of New Books Network Interviews Marlene Trestman (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Date: 6/27/2016
Abstract: Mark Klobas of New Books Network interviews author Marlene Trestman about Fair Labor Lawyer, the first biography of legal trailblazer Bessie Margolin
Link: http://newbooksnetwork.com/marlene-trestman-fair-labor-lawyer-the-remarkable-life-of-new-deal-attorney-and-supreme-court-advocate-bessie-margolin-louisiana-state-up-2016/

Melvin I. Urofsky, Book Review: Fair Labor Lawyer (Review)
Author(s): Melvin I. Urofsky
Publication: Southern Jewish History 19:215-218 (2016)
Date: 9/1/2016
Abstract: "Bessie Margolin had an amazingly interesting life... We should be grateful for what Trestman has achieved. It is an absorbing story told well."
Link: http://www.jewishsouth.org/about-southern-jewish-history

Jewish Women International: 7 Books About Women Worth Knowing (Media Coverage)
Publication: Jewish Women International website
Date: 9/26/2016
Abstract: JWI includes Fair Labor Lawyer among 7 books about "Women Worth Knowing"
Link: https://www.jwi.org/articles/women-worth-knowing

Supreme Court Historical Society Interviews Author of Fair Labor Lawyer (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Clare Cushman
Publication: Supreme Court Historical Society Website
Date: 9/1/2016
Abstract: Clare Cushman of the Supreme Court Historical Society interviews Marlene Trestman, author of Fair Labor Lawyer
Link: https://vimeo.com/174265551

Tulane University Acquires Bessie Margolin Papers (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Leon Miller, Archivist, Louisiana Resource Collection
Publication: Louisiana Resource Collection Newsletter
Date: 9/1/2016
Abstract: Margolin biographer, Marlene Trestman, organized papers and authored finding aid
Link: http://larc.tulane.edu/sites/default/files/larc/newsletter/2016/august/larc_newsletter_august_2016.html

The Reading Life: Susan Larson Interviews Author Marlene Trestman (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Publication: WWNO's The Reading Life
Date: 3/8/2016
Link: http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-tennessee-williams-festival-marlene-trestman-and-rickey-laurentiis

JCRS Honoree Trestman's "Fair Labor Lawyer" being released by LSU Press (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Date: 3/4/2016
Link: http://www.crescentcityjewishnews.com/trestmans-fair-labor-lawyer-being-released-by-lsu-press/

When Two Stories Intertwine: EMBA graduate pens biography of Supreme Court advocate (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Date: 3/11/2016
Link: http://magazine.loyola.edu/issue/alumni/11860/when-two-stories-intertwine

Radio Interview: Bessie Margolin: A Chronicle of a Remarkable Life (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Publication: WYPR "Maryland Morning With Tom Hall"
Date: 3/30/2016
Link: http://wypr.org/post/bessie-margolin-chronicle-remarkable-life#stream/0

Q&A: The Pioneering Female New Deal Lawyer Who Went From An Orphans' Home to the Supreme Court (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Publication: The National Book Review
Date: 4/7/2016
Link: http://www.thenationalbookreview.com/features/2016/4/7/6jfy6k2zwyuskfyy7ck3s128vd3ows

C-SPAN - Book Discussion at Gaithersburg Book Festival (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Publication: C-SPAN
Date: 5/21/2016
Abstract: Video of Marlene Trestman discussing her book, Fair Labor Lawyer, at Gaithersburg, MD Book Festival
Link: https://www.c-span.org/video/?409627-9/book-discussion-mary-mcgrory-fair-labor-lawyer


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