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Mon Jun 3, 2019, 03:45 PM

 

"The New Girl" (1960)


This film depicts the often-overlooked struggles that white men had to go through in the 1960's in order to advance racial equality among the office girls....

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jberryhill Jun 2019 OP
saidsimplesimon Jun 2019 #1
jberryhill Jun 2019 #2
jg10003 Jun 2019 #3
Marcuse Jun 2019 #4
Merlot Jun 2019 #5
Merlot Jun 2019 #6

Response to jberryhill (Original post)

Mon Jun 3, 2019, 04:12 PM

1. "snark" appreciated

often-overlooked struggles that white men had to go through in the 1960's

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Response to saidsimplesimon (Reply #1)

Mon Jun 3, 2019, 04:33 PM

2. The film is really thought provoking in that regard

 


At one level, yep, this was progress in the workplace.

At another level, it is outstandingly blind.

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Mon Jun 3, 2019, 09:48 PM

4. A young Ed Asner with hair!

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Response to Marcuse (Reply #4)

Tue Jun 4, 2019, 11:43 AM

5. That's it - thanks!

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Response to jberryhill (Original post)

Tue Jun 4, 2019, 11:46 AM

6. If I had a nickle for every time they called grown women "girls"

it still wouldn't fill the wage gap.

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