To close out Women’s History Month, Renee invited on Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, author of When Women Invented Television, to discuss the early pioneers of our second favorite medium (after books, of course). Before Lucy, Mary Tyler Moore, and Carol Burnett, we had Irna, Hazel, Betty, and Gertrude breaking barriers and setting the standard for the media landscape we know and love today.
When Women Invented Television: The Untold Story of the Female Powerhouses Who Pioneered the Way We Watch Today by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Seinfeldia: How a Show about Nothing Changed Everything by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Sex and the City and Us: How Four Single Women Changed the Way We Think, Live, and Love by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted: And Al the Brilliant Minds Who Made the Mary Tyler Moore Show a Classic by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Can’t Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation by Anne Helen Petersen
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This episode was edited and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.
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