A 1940s era video on working at a newspaper
If you make it through to 5:17 into the video, you'll be presented with this advice for women:
"Women find it difficult to compete with men in general reporting jobs so girls who want to be successful in Journalism should prepare for work in the special women's departments. Home decoration, gardening and household hints. . . "
Class discussion: Do you think this kind of sexist attitude is still prevalent in the workplace? Why was this view of women the norm 70 years ago? What caused the attitude to change?
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