Gail Collins





Gail Collins


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in Cincinnati, Ohio, The United States
November 25, 1945

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Gail Collins was the Editorial Page Editor of The New York Times from 2001 to January 1, 2007. She was the first woman Editorial Page Editor at the Times.

Born as Gail Gleason, Collins has a degree in journalism from Marquette University and an M.A. in government from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Beyond her work as a journalist, Collins has published several books; Scorpion Tongues: Gossip, Celebrity and American Politics, America's Woman: Four Hundred Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines, and The Millennium Book which she co-authored with her husband Dan Collins.

She was also a journalism instructor at Southern Connecticut State University.
She is married to Dan Collins of CBS.

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“If you can’t say anything nice about somebody, step away from the voice enhancement equipment.”
Gail Collins

“[Ella Baker]'s second defining characteristic was her dislike of top-down leadership... 'She felt leaders were not appointed but the rose up. Someone will rise. Someone will emerge'. It was an attitude Baker shared with some of the older women in the movement.”
Gail Collins, When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present

“In 1838, Connecticut paid $14.50 a month to male teachers and $5.75 a month to women.”
Gail Collins, America's Women: 400 Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines

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