The girls in the balcony: women, men, and the New York Times

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Random House Publishing Group, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 274 pages
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The infuriating and inspiring story of the fight for equal rights at the world's greatest newspaper--by a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who lived through it all. Nan Robertson tells the story of the sex discrimination suit that shook the newspaper in the early 1970s, sparked by the tiny balcony of the all-male National Press Club, where women reporters were forced to stand to cover speeches. 8 pages of photos.

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Review: The Girls in the Balcony: Women, Men, and the New York Times

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For a woman in general it is a great book to know the inequalities they faced in the workforce. For an aspiring journalist in particular it shows how far the industry has come and hope for the future. Read full review

Review: The Girls in the Balcony: Women, Men, and the New York Times

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For a woman in general it is a great book to know the inequalities they faced in the workforce. For an aspiring journalist in particular it shows how far the industry has come and hope for the future. Read full review

Contents

The Emperors Hall
13
Mistress McCormick
17
The Dark Ages
41
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Robertson was a long-time reporter and correspondent for the New York Times. Her times article on her own near-fatal attack of toxic shock syndrome won her the Pulitzer Prize.

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