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When the Good Girls Revolted

By Judith A. Ross
The landmark 1970s lawsuit not only changed the system at "Newsweek," it opened the door for similar actions at other publications. Eleanor Holmes Norton, the fiery civil rights attorney, later noted that “because the women were so extraordinary, because the case was so clearly one of blatant, unmitigated discrimination, it made people understand discrimination against women in an important way.”
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