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… read more

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 of sports reporting, the discrimination she faced as a woman, and her determination to cover black high school athletes in the segregated South. 

This program is the first half of a two-part interview.

This oral history interview was conducted by Diane Gentry on November 4, 1990, for the Washington Press Club Foundation as part of its oral history project “Women in Journalism.” The interview was conducted in Ms. Garber’s home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. close

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Program ID:
299875-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Jun 25, 2011
Last Aired:
Nov 5, 2012

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  • Jun 25, 2011 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 26, 2011 | 3:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 27, 2011 | 4:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 03, 2012 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 05, 2012 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3

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