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NPR’s Founding Mothers Broke Barriers to Create Their Dream

By Connie Schultz NPR Before Susan Stamberg became a radio producer, the prevailing attitude in newsrooms was that “it would never do to have a woman in a supervisory position to a man.” When Nina Totenberg began scoring access to sources who avoided reporters, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover called her a “persistent bitch,” and envious journalists began suggesting that she…

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