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… 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 second 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

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Mary Ellen Garber Correspondent Winston-Salem Journal->Sports
  • Diane K. Gentry Interviewer Washington Press Club Foundation->Women in Journalism Oral History Project

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Mary Garber Oral History Interview, Part 2

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Program ID:
299875-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Jul 2, 2011
Last Aired:
Nov 12, 2012

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  • Jul 02, 2011 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 03, 2011 | 3:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2011 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 10, 2012 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 11, 2012 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 12, 2012 | 4:01am EST | C-SPAN 3

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