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 ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"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.