The Good Girls Revolt

Lynn Povich, the first female senior editor at Newsweek magazine, recounted her involvement, with 46 of her female colleagues, in a class action lawsuit… read more

Lynn Povich, the first female senior editor at Newsweek magazine, recounted her involvement, with 46 of her female colleagues, in a class action lawsuit against Newsweek for hiring and promotion discrimination on March 16, 1970. The author recalled the lead-up and execution of the lawsuit, filed the same day the magazine ran a cover-story on the women’s movement, and the affect the lawsuit had on the litigants and future female journalists. Lynn Povich spoke at Books Inc. in Palo Alto, California. close

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The Good Girls Revolt

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Program ID:
308668-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Palo Alto, California, United States
First Aired:
Oct 13, 2012 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 23, 2012 | 3:45am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Oct 13, 2012 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 13, 2012 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 15, 2012 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 23, 2012 | 3:45am EST | C-SPAN 2
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