Don’t Miss This Great Documentary on War Journalists

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A few weeks back we profiled Dickey Chapelle in our A Photographer You Should Know Series.

We were contacted by filmmaker Michèle Midori Fillion about her film entitled “No Job For A Woman: The Women Who Fought To Report WWII.”  The film makes its PBS debut on March 13, 2014 and you can click here to check when it airs on your local station.

Director-Headshot-by-TopherCox-copy Filmmaker Michèle Midori Fillion

About the Film

Before World War II, war reporting was considered No Job For a Woman. But when the United States entered the war, American women reporters did not want to miss covering the biggest story of the century so they fought for and won access. But there was a catch: women reporters would be banned from the front lines, prevented from covering Front Page stories about generals and battlefield maneuvers  and assigned “woman’s angle” stories about nurses and female military personnel. Several…

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