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“There seems to be a feeling that women can’t understand or be interested in the more serious happenings, an assumption that news must be spoon-fed to women. I reject that idea because I reject that women are second-class citizens.”  
—Pauline Frederick


Born February 13, 1906: PAULINE FREDERICK (1906–1990), pioneering journalist; first woman TV news broadcaster in the U.S.; “the voice of the United Nations.”

“There seems to be a feeling that women can’t understand or be interested in the more serious happenings, an assumption that news must be spoon-fed to women. I reject that idea because I reject that women are second-class citizens.” 

—Pauline Frederick

Born February 13, 1906: PAULINE FREDERICK (1906–1990), pioneering journalist; first woman TV news broadcaster in the U.S.; “the voice of the United Nations.”

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