Assignment Homicide, Behind the Headlines: A Woman Reporter in New York City in the 1940's

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In New York City in 1948, a dozen or so reporters founded the New York Press Club to improve relations between newspapermen and the judiciary and police department. One of these "newspapermen", and the only living founder is Jeanne Toomey, a law school dropout for financial reasons. At twenty-one years of age, she joined the staff of "The Brooklyn Daily Eagle" and was sent to cover police headquarters, alternating between Brooklyn and Manhattan. What went on behind all those headlines? The inside story of the sex lives, the ...

Assignment Homicide, Behind the Headlines: A Woman Reporter in New York City in the 1940's 1998, Sunstone Press, Santa Fe

ISBN-13: 9780865342712

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