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RIP Edith Evans Asbury, groundbreaking NYT reporter

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by 2muchcoffeeman, Oct 31, 2008.

  1. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

  2. waterytart

    waterytart Active Member

    Playing amateur psychologist, it's interesting that she was passionate about covering contraceptive rights and she was the eldest of 16 children.

    And I loved the last graf:

    To nearly the end of her life, Ms. Asbury, with her cat’s-eye glasses and demure white bun, was a fixture in the annual satirical show put on by the Inner Circle, a troupe of City Hall reporters in New York. She generally had the honor of delivering the naughtiest line of the night.
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