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… read more

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 the Style section and eventually moved on to write a weekly column. In 1993 she was elected president of the National Association of Black Journalists.

This oral history interview was conducted by Donita Moorhus on December 13, 1993, for the Washington Press Club Foundation as part of its oral history project “Women in Journalism.” The interview was conducted in Ms. Gilliam’s apartment in Northwest Washington, D.C. close

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Dorothy Gilliam Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
299257-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 21, 2011
Last Aired:
Oct 22, 2012

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  • May 21, 2011 | 7:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 22, 2011 | 2:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 23, 2011 | 4:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 20, 2012 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 21, 2012 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 22, 2012 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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