On the same day Newsweek magazine featured a story about the women's liberation movement in 1970, a group of 45 women at the magazine filed a sex discrimination lawsuit.
Good Girls Revolt
They successfully argued that for decades, women in the newsroom where denied promotions and paid less just because of their gender.
Journalist Lynn Povich was one of the women who filed the suit. She tells the story in her new book, The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek sued their bosses and Changed the Workplace.
Her book has also been made into a miniseries for Amazon.
Good Girls Revolt mini series
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