Women Journalists Appear on Stamps
these women on your local postage stamps:
Ida M. Tarbell (1857-1944) wrote a landmark trust-busting expose
as well as serialized biographies for McClure’s Magazine.
Nellie Bly (1864-1922), intrepid reporter for The World, won fame
for circling the globe in just 72 days (Nov. 14, 1889-Jan. 25,
Ethel L. Payne (1911-1991), known as the first lady of the black
press, covered the civil rights movement for the Chicago Defender.
Marguerite Higgins (1920-1966) of the New York Herald Tribune
was the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for international
success that was never thought possible.
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