• 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

    1.
    GV EXT. THE CURTIS PUBLISHING CO. BUILDING
    0.10

    2.
    GV NAME CURTIS PUBLISHING COMPANY
    0.14

    3.
    SV POSTERS HANGING ON WINDOW
    0.27

    4.
    GV INT. HOLDING MEETING
    0.32

    5.
    SV PAN WOMEN TALKING TO EDITOR JOHN CARTER
    1.22

    6.
    SV WOMEN CONTINUE TO ASK QUESTIONS PAN TO CARTER SHAKING HIS HEAD
    1.47



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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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