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The New Girl

Produced by the President’s Committee on Government Contracts, this film dramatizes the racial tensions caused by the first hiring of a… read more

Produced by the President’s Committee on Government Contracts, this film dramatizes the racial tensions caused by the first hiring of a black secretary by a private company doing federal contract work. In 1953, President Eisenhower issued an executive order requiring equal employment opportunities for minorities in government contract work, and this film was widely distributed to encourage compliance with the anti-discrimination effort. close

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The New Girl

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Program ID:
469325-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
First Aired:
Feb 29, 2020 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 23, 2020 | 2:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 29, 2020 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 01, 2020 | 4:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 02, 2020 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 07, 2020 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 20, 2020 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2020 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 23, 2020 | 8:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 23, 2020 | 2:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3