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.
Wayne Peterson, Doris Eastman, Ed Eastman
Journalist, newspaper editor
Minnesota, Alexander (N.D.)
Journalism, newspaper, editing, communication
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Journalism Studies | Oral History
Gallagher, Janet D. and Heritage Education Commission (Moorhead, Minn.), "Oral Interview of Doris Eastman" (1985). Oral Interviews. 5.