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Author @ the Library: "The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace," with Lynn Povich, award-winning journalist and the first female senior editor at Newsweek magazine.

April 29, 2013

Program Locations:

Mid-Manhattan Library

The author recounts her involvement, with forty-six of her female colleagues, in a class action lawsuit against Newsweek for hiring and promotion discrimination on March 16, 1970.  She recalls 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.