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    • The Good Girls Revolt

    • How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace
    • By: Lynn Povich
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 154
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 138

    It was the 1960s - a time of economic boom and social strife. Young women poured into the workplace, but the “Help Wanted” ads were segregated by gender and the “Mad Men” office culture was rife with sexual stereotyping and discrimination. Lynn Povich was one of the lucky ones, landing a job at Newsweek, renowned for its cutting-edge coverage of civil rights and the “Swinging Sixties.” Nora Ephron, Jane Bryant Quinn, Ellen Goodman, and Susan Brownmiller all started there as well. It was a top-notch job - for a girl - at an exciting place. But it was a dead end.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book read by Ms Robot.

    • By careuther on 09-17-16

    Regular price: $19.95