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She and her longtime husband, the music magnate Ahmet Ertegun, were once called “the virtual definition of sophistication.”
He helped define the look as well as the sound of the enduring British post-punk band, which influenced Nirvana, Metallica and others.
During a crucial period in American law — when abortion, affirmative action, sex discrimination and voting rights were on the docket — she was the most powerful woman in the country.
He had a client list that included a police officer accused of assault, a congressman caught up in a scandal, mobsters and former President Trump.
As frontman for the Pogues, he romanticized whiskey-soaked rambles and hard-luck stories of emigration, while providing a musical touchstone for members of the Irish diaspora.
The New York Times sat down with Sandra Day O’Connor in 2008 to discuss her groundbreaking life and work as the first woman on the Supreme Court. She spoke with us with the understanding the interview would be published only after her death.