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"Week in Sweatshop Reveals Grim Conspiracy of the Poor"
Jane H. Lii
Lii spends a week as a Chinatown sweatshop worker.
Diane Sawyer
Original Broadcast of the Food Lion segment on ABC's Prime Time Live, November 5, 1992.
Sallie Tisdale
Sallie Tisdale, a nurse, describes working as a nurse in an abortion clinic.
A Firsthand Account of theDysfunctional Relationship Between Guards and Inmates
Ted Conover
Excerpted from Ted Conover's "Newjack," recounting his experiences working as a corrections officer at Sing-Sing.
"Louisiana Labor Camps Supply 'Warm Bodies' The Oil Business Needs; Laborers Often Earn Little Beyond Debt to a Camp; Life at a Halfway House; Some Citizens Defend System""
George Getschow
Part Two of George Getschow's "Dirty Work" series for the Wall Street Journal for which he lived and worked among oil industry day laborers. The series was a Pulitzer finalist in 1984.
"Experiences of a Literary Woman as a Working Girl"
Bessie (Mrs. John) van Vorst
Marie van Vorst
Final part of the series by the sisters-in-law van Vorst investigating how women of the other half live and work.
"The Record of a College Woman's Experience as a Domestic Servant"
Lillian Pettengill
First in Pettengill's four-part serries for Everybody's Magazine on her stint as a domestic servant after graduating from Mount Holyoke.
Gloria Steinem
Gloria Steinem goes undercover as a Playboy Bunny to experience what life was like for the young women who worked as bunnies in Hugh Hefner's New York Playboy Club and to report back.
"They Show How '90s Trends Can Make Work Grimmer for Unskilled Workers"
Tony Horwitz
This was the centerpiece of Tony Horwitz's 1994 series for the Wall Street Journal on dead-end low-wage jobs for unskilled workers. It involved his pose as a worker in a poultry processing plant and won the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting. It was the first story involving undercover reporting techniques to win the Pulitzer since the controversy over the Chicago Sun-Times Mirage bar series during the 1979 judging.
Last in Marvel Cooke's five-part series for The New York Compass on the Bronx slave mart.
Marvel Cooke
Some ideas from the Domestic Workers Union for suppressing the resurgence of the "slave markets" of the Bronx, Brighton Beach, Brownsville and elsewhere -- street corners where women domestic workers had again begun gathering in 1950 to see day labor because full-time jobs had become difficult to find.
Part four in Marvel Cooke's five-part series for the New York Compass in 1950 on the Bronx "slave mart," where women domestics went to find jobs as day laborers.
Marvel Cooke
Part four of Marvel Cooke's five-part series for the New York Compass on the "Bronx slave mart," where women unable to find full-time employment sought day labor as domestics. The series reprised the ruse Cooke and Ella Baker perpetrated for The Crisis, published in its November 1935 issue.
Merle Linda Wolin
Final piece in the Sweatshop series, based on the reporter's undercover work in LA's garment industry.
Merle Linda Wolin
Wolin interviews LA's Mayor Bradley about the working conditions and lack of regulation she found while posing undercover as an immigrant garment worker in the city's factories.
A Poor Sewing Woman's Story of Pain, Poverty, and Privation, Sickness and Sorrow
Nell Nelson
The Times publishes a letter written in response to the City Slave Girls series, with commentary, as one of two ending follow up articles to Nelson's undercover reporting on working conditions for women in Chicago's factories
A "Times" Reporter Gets into a Paper Box Manufactory That Puzzles and Bewilders Him
Nell Nelson
The final article in the "Nell Nelson" undercover series looks at a paper box factory, and also responds to criticism of the series itself.
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