Oral Interview of Doris Eastman

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Eastman, Doris

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Doris Eastman was born in Alexander, ND in 1916. She was employed by the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead from 1934-1979. She became women’s editor at the newspaper in 1959. After retiring, she stayed busy working at the Episcopal Church and Clay County Historical Society. The interview relates the importance of Wayne Peterson in her career, as well as her husband, Ed, who also worked for the Forum. She tells about the days of the Forum in Fargo as well as working for the Moorhead Daily News.

Date

Spring 4-10-1985

Length (Time)

57:00

Named Persons

Wayne Peterson, Doris Eastman, Ed Eastman

Professions

Journalist, newspaper editor

Organizations

Forum Communications

Places

Minnesota, Alexander (N.D.)

Keywords

Journalism, newspaper, editing, communication

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce these oral interviews must be obtained in writing from Minnesota State University Moorhead Archives.

Disciplines

Journalism Studies | Oral History

Oral Interview of Doris Eastman

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