In this interview, Judith Weiss, undergraduate class of 1944, discusses her decision to attend Pembroke College and describes her roles as assistant editor on the Pembroke Record and Brun Mael, and her participation at the Brown News Bureau. She also mentions her involvement in the National Youth Organization, the Neighborhood Youth Corps, and her positions at the Providence Journal, Hartford Courant, and the Newark Daily Newsletter. She describes her family’s financial constraints that required her to work all throughout college as well as the effect of World War II on the greater community and her enlistment in the Women’s Army Corps. She fondly recalls Dean Margaret Shove Morriss and professors Israel James Kapstein and Ralph Blanchard. Cohen also shares reminiscences of Bessie Rudd, Magel Wilder, and Mary Louise Record.
Recorded on Feb 25, 1986
Interviewed by Carol Fenimore