• Short Summary

    WORK STOPPED AT THE OFFICES OF ONE OF AMERICA'S BEST-READ GLOSSY MAGAZINES ON WEDNESDAY (18 MARCH) WHEN IT WAS INVADED BY 150 WIDE-EYED YOUNG WOMEN WHO CLAIMED THE MAGAZINE'S CONTENTS WERE TRITE.

  • Description

    WORK STOPPED AT THE OFFICES OF ONE OF AMERICA'S BEST-READ GLOSSY MAGAZINES ON WEDNESDAY (18 MARCH) WHEN IT WAS INVADED BY 150 WIDE-EYED YOUNG WOMEN WHO CLAIMED THE MAGAZINE'S CONTENTS WERE TRITE.

    TARGET OF THE MILITANT FEMINISTS, WHO CALLED THEMSELVES "MEDIA WOMEN" WAS THE LADIES' HOME JOURNAL EDITOR - CIGAR SMOKING JOHN MACK CARTER, WHEN THEY CONFRONTED IN HIS PRIVATE OFFICE. SEVERAL OF THE MAGAZINE'S MALE STAFF WERE ALSO THERE.

    THEY DEMANDED IN A STATEMENT THAT THE MAGAZINE - WHICH HAS A CIRCULATION OF 1.6 MILLION AND CLAIMS A READERSHIP OF 14 MILLION - STOPS PUBLISHING ARTICLES THAT ARE WHAT THEY CONSIDERED IRRELEVANT, UNSTIMULATING, AND DEMEANING TO THE WOMEN OF AMERICA
    NORMAL OFFICE ROUTINE BROKE UP AMID HEATED AND HIGH-PITCHED ARGUMENTS WITH BURSTS OF SOAP-BOX ORATORY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3TXEEB5UJQAF83NU34QOBUQKB
    Media URN:
    VLVA3TXEEB5UJQAF83NU34QOBUQKB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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