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    Book Discussion on Women of the Washington Press

    Maurine Beasley talked about her book, Women of the Washington Press: Politics, Prejudice, and Persistence. She responded to questions from members of the audience. The program began with an…

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    Karen Hughes on Women in Politics

    Karen Hughes talked about her experiences of women in politics, including how they are treated by the media. She also talked about her career, politics, and the future of the…

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    Presidential Election News Coverage

    Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, and Candy Crowley talked about their experiences covering presidential campaigns and the 2012 campaign. Topics included the importance to voters of the…

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    Book Discussion on Dangerous Ambition, Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson

    Susan Hertog talked about her book chronicling the lives of two early feminists working in journalism, Dangerous Ambition: Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson: New Women in Search of Love and…

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    Book Discussion on The Good Girls Revolt

    Lynn Povich talked about her book, The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses and Changed the Workplace. She was interviewed while at the annual book publishing trade…

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    Book Discussion on Dangerous Ambition, Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson

    In a dual biography, Susan Hertog recounts the life of American journalist Dorothy Thompson (1893-1961), the first female chief of a European news bureau and Rebecca West (1892-1983) a…

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    Women Leaders in the Media

    Panelists talked about various strategies to improve the use of broadband services by minorities, women and families.

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    Book Discussion on Newspaper Titan

    In her book Amanda Smith recounts the life of Cissy Patterson, the 20th century’s first female publisher and editor in chief of a metropolitan daily newspaper. Cissy Patterson…

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    Women in Media

    Media executives talked about the changing media landscape and the role of women within the industry. Among the topics they addressed were ways in which consumers access media, media…

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    Mary Garber Oral History Interview, Part 2

    Mary Garber went to work as a society editor at North Carolina’s Winston-Salem Journal in 1940, then transferred to sports in 1946 for a life-long career. She recalled her love…

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    Mary Garber Oral History Interview, Part 1

    Mary Garber went to work as a society editor at North Carolina’s Winston-Salem Journal in 1940, then transferred to sports in 1946 for a life-long career. She recalled her love…

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    Betsy Wade Oral History Interview

    Betsy Wade talked about her life and career. She was the first woman copy reader ever hired by The New York Times, the first woman chief copy editor on the foreign desk, and the writer…

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    Eileen Shanahan Oral History Interview, Part 2

    Eileen Shanahan talked about her life and career. In the early 1960s Eileen Shanahan was the first female reporter in the New York Times Washington Bureau to cover anything other than…

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    Eileen Shanahan Oral History Interview, Part 1

    Eileen Shanahan talked about her life and career. In the early 1960s Eileen Shanahan was the first female reporter in the New York Times Washington Bureau to cover anything other than…

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    Ruth Cowan Nash Oral History Interview

    During World War II, Ruth Cowan Nash worked as a reporter for the Associated Press. She travelled overseas to Africa and Europe covering stories relating to the war and was often…

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    Dorothy Gilliam Oral History Interview

    Dorothy Gilliam talked about her life and career. In 1961 she was the first African-American woman to work as a reporter for the Washington Post. She later became assistant editor for…

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    Women in News Media

    Women journalists representing various foreign media organizations talked about the Global Report on Women in the News Media. The report showed that women represented only a third of…

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    Book Discussion on All Things at Once

    The MSNBC co-host of “Morning Joe” discussec her new memoir, detailing her childhood as daughter of President Carter’s national security adviser and her pursuit of a…

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    Telecommunications Issues

    Members of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) talked about current regulatory issues including diversity on the airwaves, minority ownership, and the future of women in the…

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    Q&A with Jennifer Griffin

    Jennifer Griffin was interviewed about her experiences reporting from the Middle East and other locations worldwide. She said she has worked for FOX News since it began nine years…

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