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    Open Phones with Dana Perino

    Dana Perino talked about her book Let Me Tell You about Jasper . . .: How My Best Friend Became America’s Dog, in which she discusses her personal life and professional career. She also…

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    Let Me Tell You About Jasper...

    Dana Perino talked about her book Let Me Tell You about Jasper . . .: How My Best Friend Became America’s Dog, in which she discusses her personal life and professional career. She spoke at…

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    Professor David Rice on Black Identity

    In remarks to Wellesley College students Morehouse College psychology professor and author David Rice talked about racism, stereotypes, and the portrayal of black women in the media. He also explained the slogan…

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    1920s Women's Magazines and Writers

    Sophie Oliver talked about 1920s women’s magazines and writers. This interview was part of a series of five interviews American History TV conducted with Library of Congress Kluge scholars…

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    Dangerous Ambition, Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson

    In a dual biography, Susan Hertog recounts the life of American journalist Dorothy Thompson (1893-1961), the first female chief of a European news bureau and Rebecca West (1892-1983) a…

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    Women of the Washington Press

    Maurine Beasley talked about her book, Women of the Washington Press: Politics, Prejudice, and Persistence. She responded to questions from members of the audience. The program began with an…

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    Karen Hughes on Women in Politics

    Karen Hughes talked about her experiences of women in politics, including how they are treated by the media. She also talked about her career, politics, and the future of the Republican Party. Former…

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    Dangerous Ambition, Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson

    Susan Hertog talked about her book chronicling the lives of two early feminists working in journalism, Dangerous Ambition: Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson: New Women in Search of Love and…

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    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 for a life-long career. She recalled her love of sports reporting, the…

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    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 for a life-long career. She recalled her love of sports reporting, the…

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    Betsy Wade Oral History Interview

    Betsy Wade talked about her life and career. She was the first woman copy reader ever hired by The New York Times, the first woman chief copy editor on the foreign desk, and the writer of the “Practical…

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    Presidential Election News Coverage

    Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, and Candy Crowley talked about their experiences covering presidential campaigns and the 2012 campaign. Topics included the importance to voters of the conventions, ads, and…

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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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    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 Times Washington Bureau to cover anything other than first ladies.…

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    Eileen Shanahan Oral History Interview, Part 1

    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.…

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    The Good Girls Revolt

    Lynn Povich talked about her book, The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses and Changed the Workplace. She was interviewed while at the annual book publishing…

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    Ruth Cowan Nash Oral History Interview

    During World War II, Ruth Cowan Nash worked as a reporter for the Associated Press. She travelled overseas to Africa and Europe covering stories relating to the war and was often attached to the Women’s Army…

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    Women Leaders in the Media

    Panelists talked about various strategies to improve the use of broadband services by minorities, women and families.

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    Newspaper Titan

    In her book Amanda Smith recounts the life of Cissy Patterson, the 20th century’s first female publisher and editor in chief of a metropolitan daily newspaper. Cissy Patterson came from a family…

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    Women in Media

    Media executives talked about the changing media landscape and the role of women within the industry. Among the topics they addressed were ways in which consumers access media, media marketing, and encouraging greater…

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