"She Persisted" features: Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Clara Lemlich, Nellie Bly
, Virginia Apgar, Maria Tallchief, Claudette Colvin, Ruby Bridges, Margaret Chase Smith, Sally Ride, Florence Griffith Joyner, Oprah Winfrey, Sonia Sotomayor--and one special cameo!
I'm also quite fond of journalist Nellie Bly
and abolitionist Sojourner Truth.
They include Adam Driver as narrator, Rachel Brosnahan, as inveterate investigative reporter, Nellie Bly
, Tim Blake Nelson as the publishers nemesis, Teddy Roosevelt, and a heavily-accented German "voice-over" of Pulitzer, provided by a Hollywood leading man, Liev Schreiber.
, featured on the 2016 emBRAZEN Cabernet Sauvignon, was a female reporter who helped change societal norms by refusing to cover "lady-like" subjects such as fashion or gardening.
Some of those featured will be very well known (Elizabeth I, Jane Austen, Anne Frank) and others may be completely new to the reader (Irene of Athens, Julie D'Aubigny, Ching Shin and Nellie Bly
39 Nellie Bly
1864-1922 US reporter on cruel mental hospitals.
Speaking at an event to launch the report, Minister of Women's Affairs Ing Kantha Phavi took time to highlight the work of well-known female journalists, such as African-American investigative journalist Ida B Wells, and fellow American journalist Nellie Bly
- both of whom worked in the 19th century.
1890 - American journalist Nellie Bly
completes her famous journey around the world in 72 days.
The first municipal female detective in New York City (and possibly the world) wasn't hired until 1912, but reporters, particularly the legendary Nellie Bly
, became the inspiration for dozens of fictional female sleuths.
1889 14 NOVEMBER Journalist Nellie Bly
went around the world in less than 80 days.
Ambitious and naive, Charlotte wants to be the next Nellie Bly
. Suffering from Stockholm syndrome, kindhearted Reese wants to find the gunslinger that killed Luther Rose's brother so that he can be released from the gang.
This time around, Mara is going to go snooping around again as she portrays real-life reporter from the 1880s, Nellie Bly
, in a yet-to-be-titled series, according to (http://www.denofgeek.com/us/tv/kate-mara/267411/kate-mara-to-portray-undercover-journalist-nellie-bly-in-new-drama-series) Den of Geek .