Quotation by Elinor Guggenheimer

Prejudice against women ... is many, many times intensified against older women. You are viewed not as an intellect but as a body.... Astonishingly, even women's liberation has paid extraordinarily little attention to the older woman and to the fact that her job is limited because she is [older]. They say that women shouldn't be sex objects, but you damned well better be a sex object if you want to get ahead in television.
Elinor Guggenheimer (b. 1912), U.S. television newswoman. As quoted in Women in Television News, ch. 3, by Judith S. Gelfman (1976).

Said on March 1, 1973. Guggenheimer has been co-host of the television news program, Straight Talk.
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