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Journalist

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Miriam Kressyn

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Gerda Weissmann Klein

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Judith Krantz

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Geri M. Joseph

Geri M. Joseph distinguished herself both as a journalist covering vital stories and as US ambassador to the Netherlands during a diplomatic crisis.

Jean Jaffe

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