Reminiscences of Beth Campbell Short [electronic resource] : oral history, 1987
|Creator: ||Short, Beth Campbell, 1908-1988||Project: ||Washington Press Club women in journalism oral history collection. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Childhood in Oklahoma: influence of mother on career; B.A., Christian College, Columbia, Missouri; graduate studies in journalism m, University of Oklahoma, 1929; general assignment reporter, religion editor, Springfield (Missouri) Leader; feature reporter, Daily Oklahoman: reputation as "stunt girl" reporter and columnist, fiction writing for the feature page, reflections on exploits of women journalists in the 1930s; Associated Press [AP], Washington, D.C., 1936-: coverage of Eleanor Roosevelt.
Marriage to AP reporter Joseph Short, rivalries within Washington, D.C. Press Corps; Gridiron Club, Women's National Press Club; restrictions on women journalists; recollections of friends and colleagues.
Copyright by the Washington Press Club Foundation, 1988.