By Marilyn S. Greenwald
For twenty-five years, Charlotte Curtis used to be a society/women’s reporter and editor and an op-ed editor on the long island occasions. because the first girl part editor on the instances, Curtis was once a pioneering journalist and one of many first national to alter the character and content material of the women’s pages from fluffy marriage ceremony bulletins and recipes to the extra newsy, issue-oriented tales that signify them this present day. during this riveting biography, Marilyn Greenwald describes how a girl reporter from Columbus, Ohio, broke into the ranks of the male-dominated top echelon on the ny occasions. It records what she did to be triumphant and what she needed to sacrifice. Charlotte Curtis cleared the path for the newshounds who her. a lady of the days bargains a chronicle of her hard-won trip as she invents her personal model of feminism through the Sixties and Nineteen Seventies. within the telling of this amazing woman’s lifestyles is the tale, besides, of a serious period within the nation’s social background.
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Yet her resignation worried the State Department’s personnel office. 23 Their fears were unfounded, however, and in the fall of 1927, Lucile resigned from the Foreign Service to make final preparations for her January wedding. Shortly thereafter Curtis returned to his post at the University of Chicago. Letters between the two at that time show the eagerness—and amazement—Lucile felt about the upcoming wedding. Twelve days before their wedding, she wrote how pleased she was to have received three letters from him in one day, and she happily described three wedding presents they had received by mail.
She was interested in everything and bouncy.
S. S. Senate did not think it appropriate for a young single woman to travel overseas as a diplomat, and it refused to approve the appointment. , where she worked actively to maintain relations between the United States and ten Latin American countries. Lucile worked hard to pass the Foreign Service exam, but if she was angry at not being allowed to serve overseas, she did not show it. When a reporter asked her reaction, she was coy: “As for Miss Atcherson, you couldn’t get any reaction out of her as she considers herself a soldier ready to obey orders without question,” the reporter wrote.
Woman Of The Times: Journalism, Feminism, & Career Of Charlotte Curtis by Marilyn S. Greenwald