Voice of a female journalist from the 1930s

An hour with Lotta Dempsey: a journalist and columnist who practiced her craft at a time when working for a newspaper was not considered a ‘ladylike’ profession.

Growing up among the “Famous Five,” she got her start at the Edmonton Journal in 1923 and went on to witness everything from JFK’s inauguration to Princess Anne’s wedding…

Listen to the CBC Rewind podcast

“At times of great emotion or great tragedy, the story wrote itself.”

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