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Cathleen Black in Conversation with Liz Smith

Making Passion Your Strategy at the 92nd Street Y
Narrated by: Liz Smith
Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
Categories: Nonfiction, Gender Issues
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Legendary gossip columnist Liz Smith describes Cathleen Black, former chairman of Hearst Magazines, as a "sexy, accomplished, attractive, and divinely inspired titan" in her introduction to this often humorous, in-depth conversation recorded in front of a live audience, on November 2007, in New York City.

Liz Smith's trademark wit propels this compelling discussion of Black's storied career, from her early days as a neophyte working for the eccentric Al Neuharth to her ascension to the top of one of the biggest publishing companies in the world.

Black's eloquence, along with Smith's clever sensibility, makes for a highly satisfying listen.

Publisher's Summary

Cathleen Black, the president of Hearst Magazines, talks about her extraordinary career, women at the top, and her book, Basic Black: The Essential Guide for Getting Ahead at Work (and in Life). Hearst publishes such well-known magazines as Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's Bazaar, and O, The Oprah Magazine. Liz Smith is a renowned gossip columnist and author.

Listen to Basic Black: The Essential Guide for Getting Ahead at Work (and in Life).

©2007 92nd Street Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association (P)2007 92nd Street Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association

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