2002 Women In Journalism Plate Block Of 4 37c Postage Stamps - Sc# 3665-3668 - MNH, OG - DC115a
In 2002 the USPS issued these 4 stamps in honor of Women in Journalism. #3667 Women in Journalism ~ Ethel L. Payne (37c) A tough investigative reporter, Ethel L. Payne (1911-91) was known as the "First Lady of the Black Press." Payne reported on key events of the modern civil rights movement. She was the first black female war correspondent in Vietnam and the first black woman commentator on a major radio and television network. #3668 Women in Journalism ~ Marguerite Higgins (37c) Marguerite Higgins (1920-66) won a Pulitzer Prize for international reporting, the first awarded to a woman, for her coverage of the Korean War. Her career as a war correspondent began at the end of World War II and continued into the Vietnam War #3666 Women in Journalism ~ Ida M. Tarbell (37c) America's first great woman journalist, Ida M. Tarbell (1857-1944) revealed the illegal methods John D. Rockefeller used to monopolize the early oil industry. As a result, the U.S. government sued Standard Oil for violation of the nation's anti-trust laws. #3665 Women in Journalism ~ Nellie Bly (37c) Nellie Bly (1867-1922) pioneered as an undercover reporter with daring exposes about the poor and the poorly treated. In 1889, she traveled around the world in 72 days, a sensational story covered by her newspaper, the New York World.
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