The Press: Two Down

In Washington last month, the men's National Press Club lifted its longstanding color bar by admitting the first Negro to membership in the club's 47-year history (TIME, Feb. 14). Last week the Women's National Press Club followed suit: the board of governors of the women's club approved the application of Alice Dunnigan, Washington reporter for the Associated Negro Press and the first Negro ever to apply for membership. If there are no objections from the 208 club members, Reporter Dunnigan will be automatically admitted.

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