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Five Women Journalists

Stationed in Germany in the early 1930s for the New York Evening Post, Dorothy Thompson (1894–1961) was the first woman in charge of a news bureau in Europe. When she interviewed Nazi leader Adolf Hitler in 1934 and exposed him for the tyrant he was, Hitler ordered her to leave Germany. In the United States she began writing a column for the New York Herald Tribune. The column, called "On the Record," was printed in more than two hundred papers. Through her writing Thompson warned Americans about the dangers of Hitler and the Nazi Party in Germany and their plans for expansion and persecution of Jews and minorities.

Clare Boothe Luce (1903–1987) played many different roles in her lifetime. She was a U.S. representative (1943–47), a playwright, an ambassador, and the wife of Henry R. Luce (1898–1967), the owner of popular magazines Time, Life...

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