Helen Gurley Brown Dead at 90

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One of America’s most controversial writers and editors died in New York this morning at the age of 90.  Helen Gurley Brown published “Sex and the Single Girl” in 1962 and was the editor of Cosmopolitan magazine for 32 years.  She was hailed as a champion of women’s rights and denounced by feminist leaders, including Gloria Steinem. 

Credits

Guest:
Jennifer Scanlon - Author of Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Katie Cooper, Christian Bordal