By Marilyn S. Greenwald

For twenty-five years, Charlotte Curtis used to be a society/women’s reporter and editor and an op-ed editor on the manhattan instances. because the first lady part editor on the occasions, Curtis was once a pioneering journalist and one of many first national to alter the character and content material of the women’s pages from fluffy marriage ceremony bulletins and recipes to the extra newsy, issue-oriented tales that signify them at the present time. during this riveting biography, Marilyn Greenwald describes how a lady reporter from Columbus, Ohio, broke into the ranks of the male-dominated higher echelon on the ny occasions. It records what she did to be successful and what she needed to sacrifice. Charlotte Curtis lead the way for the newshounds who her. a lady of the days deals a chronicle of her hard-won trip as she invents her personal model of feminism through the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies. within the telling of this outstanding woman’s lifestyles is the tale, in addition, of a serious period within the nation’s social heritage.

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Neither had to worry about getting dates for events, and each had a built-in traveling companion for college weekends and evenings in Manhattan. But as was the case in many of the romantic alliances of the era, theirs was a mismatch, which Charlotte and Butch realized much later. Like Charlotte, Butch spent much of his youth in a rambling farmhouse in the country. 22 This low-key aspect of their relationship may have been its most appealing quality to Charlotte. As Cantwell noted, many of the young women in the late 1940s and early 1950s had little knowledge of sex, nor did they think it an acceptable topic to discuss even with their closest friends: “Doing so would have implied that the speakers knew something about it, and if we did, we .

Her ratings in various categories of “personality” and “quality of work” were good to excellent. In written comments, her superior, Hugh Gibson, noted that the appointment of a female diplomat amused the Swiss, “and they have not always A Life in Public Service 9 been kindly in their comments . . ”19 Lucile’s situation had changed dramatically by October 1926. In a detailed “annual efficiency report,” Gibson stated Lucile’s inability to mingle with her male colleagues was devastating to her career.

Barbados 4 winters. Cuba, Colombia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, So. Korea, Cambodia, S. ”26 Lucile made some trips to accept national public service awards. S. State Department’s Foreign Service Day on May 19, 1978. Secretary of State Cyrus Vance presented Lucile, then eightyA Life in Public Service 13 four, with a twelve-by-sixteen-inch copper plate mounted on a rosewood plaque, on which a map of the world was etched with dots to mark the places she served as a diplomatic officer. ” As an indirect result of the State Department honor and for five decades of volunteer work in Ohio, the mayor of Columbus declared May 19, 1976, Lucile A.

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