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… read more

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 first ladies. After 14 years at the Times, she became a named plaintiff in the sex discrimination lawsuit against them in 1974. She went on to be a spokesperson for the Carter administration and later a managing editor at a number of other papers.

This is the second of two parts.

This oral history interview was conducted by Mary Marshall Clark on May 21, 1994, for the Washington Press Club Foundation as part of its oral history project “Women in Journalism.” The interview was conducted in the home of Betsy Wade in New York City. close

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Program ID:
299577-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jun 11, 2011
Last Aired:
Oct 15, 2012

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  • Jun 11, 2011 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 12, 2011 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 13, 2011 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 13, 2012 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 15, 2012 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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