|Must-Read Nonfiction Discussion|
Event Type: Adults|
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
[Online] She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement by Jodi Kantor & Megan Twohey. For many years, reporters had tried to get to the truth about Harvey Weinstein's treatment of women. But in 2017, when New York Times reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey began their investigation into the prominent Hollywood producer, his name was synonymous with power. During months of confidential interviews, many disturbing and long-buried allegations were unearthed, and a web of secret payouts and nondisclosure agreements was revealed. These shadowy settlements had long been used to hide sexual harassment and abuse, but Kantor and Twohey helped expose it with a breakthrough reporting technique. When the convinced some sources to go on the record, a dramatic final showdown between Weinstein and The New York Times was set in motion.Vernon Area Public Library
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