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In 1973, Sara Krulwich visited 29 newspapers, looking for a job after graduating from the University of Michigan. She met with male photo editors who mostly scoffed at the idea of a woman as a news photographer. One editor, she said, told her that hiring a woman was like “hiring half a person.”
When finally she did land a temporary job at the Providence Journal, an editor cornered her in the darkroom and tried to kiss her, she recounts.
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