Award-winning husband and wife journalists Lynn Povich and Stephen Shepard
Lynn Povich and forty-five of her female colleagues made history in 1970 when they filed the first-ever sex discrimination lawsuit against their bosses at Newsweek magazine. Povich's new memoir "The Good Girls Revolt" details the inspirational story behind this milestone in the women's movement. Former Businessweek editor-in-chief Stephen Shepard's book "Deadlines and Disruptions" chronicles his nearly fifty years in journalism and the industry's turbulent transition to the digital age.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
KQED Celebrates Women's History Month
KQED proudly celebrates the richness and diversity of the greater San Francisco Bay Area by commemorating Women's History Month. In March, KQED Public TV 9 and Public Radio 88.5 FM schedule a special lineup of programs focused on themes and issues related to women.
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.