Book Discussion on The Girls in the Balcony

Ms. Robertson discussed her book, The Girls in The Balcony: Women, Men, and The New York Times. Her book chronicles the history of sex… read more

Ms. Robertson discussed her book, The Girls in The Balcony: Women, Men, and The New York Times. Her book chronicles the history of sex discrimination at The New York Times. It also details the class action suit brought against The New York Times by seven women in 1974, which was settled in favor of the women.

Ms. Robertson also discussed how she won a Pulitzer Prize for a story on toxic shock syndrome. Ms. Robertson contracted the infection herself and had the ends of her fingers amputated before she recovered. close

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Book Discussion on The Girls in the Balcony

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25258-1
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Booknotes
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 29, 1992
Last Aired:
Dec 21, 2013

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  • Mar 29, 1992 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 29, 1992 | 10:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 30, 1992 | 2:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 30, 1992 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 30, 1992 | 11:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 1992 | 6:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Apr 18, 2009 | 6:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 21, 2013 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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