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Newspaper Confessions in Advice Columns

Constant Wonder
  • Sep 17, 2021 6:00 pm
  • 29:23

Before social media and internet chatrooms, there were the advice columns written by women and read by millions of people all over the world. Learn more about these newspaper confessions, their audiences, and the fascinating women behind them. Guest: Julie Golia, Curator of History, Social Sciences, and Government Information at the New York Public Library and author of "Newspaper Confessions: A History of Advice Columns in a Pre-Internet Age"