“Viewpoint: The New York Newsday Interview with Stella Shindler. She Checks Out Heartbreak Hotels”

Q & A with Stella Shindler. continue reading

“Viewpoint: The New York Newsday Interview with Mariana Leighton: Learning How the Other Half Lives”

Q&A with Mariana Leighton. continue reading

“Poster Man: City Framing Me: NYCLU Asking If Rights Are Violated”

The someone putting up incendiary posters all over New York. continue reading

“A Limited Consensus for Women”

Outcome: The 1985 U.N. Decade of Women conference in Nairobi. continue reading

“A Global Problem in One Village”

“While international groups debate family-planning policy, women in a Kenyan village consider their choices. Debate and Reality in Kenya” continue reading

“Women’s Rights Minister”

“Yvette Roudy says France will need a women’s rights monitor for ‘generations.'” continue reading

“Women Have Fundamentalist Woes”

Women and fundamentalism around the globe, 1985. continue reading

“A New Form of Abolitionism”

“Women organize to fight ‘sexual slavery’ around the world.” continue reading

“Bella Steals the Show”

“If Women Ruled the World.” continue reading

“U.S.: ‘Moral Victory’ at Women’s Session”

Report on the official opening of the 1985 U.N. Decade for Women Conference in Nairobi. continue reading

“Envoy Keeps Candor Showing”

Profile of U.N. diplomat Alan Keyes. continue reading

“Devisive End to ‘Decade of Women’”

Wrap-up: The 1985 U.N. Decade for Women Conference in Nairobi. continue reading

“Politburo’s Youngest Member Advanced Swiftly to the Top”

Spot profile on the elevation of Mikhail Gorbachev to the top position in the Soviet Communist Party’s central committee. continue reading

“Tough Stance Stays, But Style Will Shift”

Spot analysis of the changing of the guard at the United Nations, as Vernon Walters replaced Jeane Kirkpatrick as U.S. ambassador. continue reading

“Sharon Loses Libel Suit; Time Cleared of Malice”

Wrap-up: Ariel Sharon v. Time Inc. continue reading

“UNESCO Pullout: Intent is Reform”

The United States, United Nations and UNESCO. continue reading

“UN Panel OKs Anti-Torture Pact”

The torture debate at the United Nations. continue reading

“UN Divided Over Anti-Torture Pact”

The torture debate at the United Nations. continue reading

“Generals Go on Defense: Ariel Sharon Vs. Time Inc.”

Ariel Sharon v. Time Inc. continue reading

“Time Again for ‘So Much UN-ery’”

Curtain-raiser: The U.N. General Assembly of 1984. continue reading

For National History Day contestantsUpcoming — January 30:  Iona College. February 4: Sagamore Hill. March 27: Ephemera Society of America. March 30: TBA April 4: Avon-on-Sea Public Library, Avon CT June 4-6: “Métiers et professions des médias (XVIIIe-XXIe siècles),”  Université de Lausanne. Link to past appearances.

Coming March 2020: Front Pages, Front Lines: Media and the Fight for Women’s Suffrage, Linda Steiner, Carolyn Kitch, Brooke Kroeger, eds.