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Sturdevant Presentation to Air on NTV
Submitted by Jane B McWilliams on Tue, 04/29/2014 - 9:03am
Lori Sturdevant, Minneapolis Star Tribune columnist and writer, spoke about her new book, “Her Honor: Rosalie Wahl and the Minnesota Women’s Movement” at the League of Women Voters’ Annual Meeting Saturday. The presentation will be aired on Northfield’s Public Access Television, Channels 12 and 16:
Wednesday, April 30th at 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 3rd at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 7th at 7 p.m.
Rosalie Wahl was the first woman on the Minnesota Supreme Court, a champion of civil rights, including the rights of women. Born in Kansas in 1924, Wahl earned an undergraduate degree in 1946 and went back to school to earn her law degree at William Mitchell College of law in 1964. Appointed by Governor Rudy Perpich, she served on the court from 1977 until she retired in 1994. She died in July 2013 age 88.
Lori Sturdevant has been a reporter and columnist for Star Tribune for more than 30 years. In addition to her work as a journalist, she has been the editor or co-editor of eight books. These include “A Man’s Reach: The Autobiography of Elmer L. Anderson” and “The Pillsburys of Minnesota.”