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    Remember the Ladies

    Angela Dodson talked about her book Remember the Ladies: Celebrating Those Who Fought for Freedom at the Ballot Box, in which she recounts the national suffrage movement and profiles many…

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    Trailblazer

    Dorothy Butler Gilliam, who in 1961 became the first African American reporter at the Washington Post, talked about the hurdles she overcame during her career.

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    Trailblazer

    Dorothy Gilliam, the first black female reporter for the Washington Post, discussed her life and journalism career.

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    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 Washington Post. She later became assistant editor for the Style section and…

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    Washington Press Club 66th Annual Congressional Dinner

    The 66th annual Congressional Dinner of the Washington Press Foundation was held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. After the award presentations congressional leaders joked about the current…

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    Covering the South

    The panel consisted of journalists who had covered the Civil Rights Movement. They focused on the time period of 1960-1964. The panelists talked about the effect that the media had in…

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    50 Years After Little Rock

    To commemorate the upcoming 50th anniversary of the “Little Rock Nine,” the Newseum and the National Archives Experience presented “50 Years After Little Rock: The Media and the Movement.” The program included an…

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    Media Portrayals of Latinos

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    Presidential Race Initiative

    Ms. Gilliam interviewed Professor Franklin on the president’s initiative on race. He talked about some of the criticisms of the program and its progress thus far as well as media coverage…

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    Newspaper Roundtable

    In the newspaper roundtable, Ms. Gilliam and Ms. Sommers talked about current news stories of interest to them and took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail. Ms. Feeney served as guest…

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    Federal Government and Urban Revitalization

    The National Urban League continued its annual conference with a discussion on the federal government’s role in urban development. Secretary Herman and Secretary Slater spoke to the group…

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    U.S. Journalism Crisis

    In the first panel of a conference, “Is American Journalism in Crisis,” panelists discussed problems in the U.S. news media industry. They examined issues such media mergers, media forms,…

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    Washington Monday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Affirmative Action in the Newsroom

    Journalists talked about the effects of affirmative action in news gathering organizations and speculated on the results of suspending affirmative action programs.

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    Washington Monday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Race, Ethnicity and Culture

    Panelists of varied background, including Charles Murray, co-author of “The Bell Curve” sought ways to explain bigotry and racism in the U.S. and to replace them with a sense of community…

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    Affirmative Action Media Coverage

    The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS hosted a news conference to discuss how major media sources cover Affirmative Action Media Coverage. They highlighted the language in several…

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    Media Coverage of Africa

    Howard University hosted Washington Post Reporter Dorothy Gilliam. She spoke about media coverage of African affairs and the need for more African-Americans in the media.

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    African-Americans and the Republican Contract

    Participants discussed their perspectives on how the Republican “Contract with America” would affect the African-American community on such issues as affirmative action and welfare reform.…

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    Washington Monday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

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