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The good girls revolt : how the women of Newsweek sued their bosses and changed the workplace

Author: Lynn Povich
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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On March 16, 1970, the day Newsweek published a cover story on the fledgling feminist movement, forty-six Newsweek women charged the magazine with discrimination in hiring and promotion. It was the first female class action lawsuit, and it inspired other women in the media to follow suit. Povich was one of the ringleaders. She tells the story of this dramatic turning point through the lives of several participants,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Povich, Lynn.
Good girls revolt
New York : PublicAffairs, 2012
[electronic resource].
(OCoLC)801365260
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Povich
ISBN: 9781610391733 161039173X 9781610391740 1610391748
OCLC Number: 778420740
Notes: Editors file story : girls file complaint -- A newsmagazine tradition -- The "hot book"--Ring leaders -- You gotta take off your white gloves, ladies -- Round one -- Mad men : the boys fight back -- The steel magnolia -- Joe-surrender -- The barricades fell -- Passing the torch.
Description: xx, 249 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue: What was the problem? --
"Editors file story; girls file complaint" --
"A newsmagazine tradition" --
The "hot book" --
Ring leaders --
"You gotta take off your white gloves, ladies" --
Round one --
Mad men : the boys fight back --
The steel magnolia --
"Joe--
surrender" --
The barricades fell --
Passing the torch --
Where they are now.
Responsibility: Lynn Povich.

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Gloria Steinem "The Good Girls Revolt is as compelling as any novel, and also an accurate, intimate history of new women journalists invading the male journalistic world of the 1970s. Lynn Povich Read more...

 
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