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Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie : the extraordinary story of the founding mothers of NPR / Lisa Napoli.

Napoli, Lisa, 1963- (author.).

Available copies

  • 7 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

8 current holds with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 791.4409 NAPOLI (Text) 34304001000396 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 791.44 Nap (Text) 32604070211732 DCTPLD AD New Non-Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 791.44 NAP (Text) 33187004820805 Nonfiction Checked out 08/13/2021
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Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 791.44 NAPOLI (Text) 32826014327878 New Books Available -
Hartford City PL - Hartford City 791.44 N (Text) 76051000186895 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville 791.4409 NAPOLI (Text) 33946003978819 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 08/02/2021
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 791.44 NAPOLI (Text) 34330513519232 Adult - New Non-Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 791.44 NAP (Text) 37323005538197 NONFIC Checked out 08/13/2021
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley 791.44 NAPOLI LISA (Text) 30402004808467 NEW NON-FICTION Available -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse 791.44 NAP (Text) 50577011220098 Adult New Books Checked out 08/07/2021
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419750403
  • ISBN: 1419750402
  • Physical Description: xii, 340 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Press, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [287]-328) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: Living legend -- Susan -- "...and sex" -- "The airwaves belong to all the people" -- Linda -- Purposes -- Nina -- Ms. -- Scoop -- Cokie -- "Not even slightly a feminist" -- Woman, ascendant -- Transition -- Frank -- Star Wars -- The drive to survive -- Epilogue: Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Summary, etc.:
"In the years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, women in the workplace still found themselves relegated to secretarial positions or locked out of jobs entirely. This was especially true in the news business, a backwater of male chauvinism where a woman might be lucky to get a foothold on the "women's pages." But when a pioneering nonprofit called National Public Radio came along in the 1970s, and the door to serious journalism opened a crack, four remarkable women came along and blew it off the hinges. Susan, Linda, Nina, and Cokie is journalist Lisa Napoli's captivating account of these four women, their deep and enduring friendships, and the trail they blazed to becoming icons. They had radically different stories. Cokie Roberts was born into a political dynasty, roamed the halls of Congress as a child, and felt a tug toward public service. Susan Stamberg, who had lived in India with her husband who worked for the State Department, was the first woman to anchor a nightly news program and pressed for accommodations to balance work and home life. Linda Wertheimer, the daughter of shopkeepers in New Mexico, fought her way to a scholarship and a spot on-air. And Nina Totenberg, the network's legal affairs correspondent, invented a new way to cover the Supreme Court. Based on extensive interviews and calling on the author's deep connections in news and public radio, Susan, Linda, Nina, and Cokie will be as beguiling and sharp as its formidable subjects."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Stamberg, Susan, 1938-
Wertheimer, Linda.
Totenberg, Nina.
Roberts, Cokie.
National Public Radio (U.S.) > Employees > Biography.
Radio journalists > United States > Biography.
Women journalists > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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