Pauline Frederick American journalist in newspapers, radio and television,

On February 13th in 1908 pioneering woman broadcast journalist Pauline Frederick was born at Galitzin PA. For 21 years she was the "Voice of the United Nations" as the NBC correspondent there. For the next 16 years until her death she was a foreign affairs commentator for PBS. She died May 9 1990 at age 82. She was co-author of a book in 1941 and author of her own book in 1967. Over her nearly 50-year career, she covered many types of stories including politics, articles of particular interest to women, military conflicts, and public interest pieces. Her career extended from the 1930s until 1981; she is considered one of the pioneering women in journalism.


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