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Professor Nancy Cott on Gay Marriage

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Professor Nancy Cott on Gay Marriage

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Professor Nancy Cott on Gay Marriage

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Cott is a professor of history at Harvard University. She testified before Vermont's judiciary committee. Vermont became the first state in the country to make civil unions legal for gay and lesbian couples. Cott is the author of Public Vows: A History of Marriage and the Nation (Harvard University).