Lucinda Franks

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Lucinda Franks: Pulitzer-winning journalist who fought sexism in the industry

When Lucinda Franks, who has died aged 74, started her journalism career in 1968, she was known simply as a “coffee girl”, charged with ensuring that the reporters at United Press International’s London newsroom – nearly all of them men – were adequately caffeinated. Impressing editors with stories she wrote on her own time, she was assigned to cover beauty contests and dog shows.
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Lucinda Franks, 74

Lucinda Franks, author, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and a West Tisbury seasonal resident since the 1970s, died last week in her home at Hopewell Junction, N.Y. after battling cancer. She was 74, and had spent much of the past year at her home on Music street. She was the widow of...
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Lucinda Franks, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, dead at 74

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lucinda Franks — who wrote a loving memoir of her 42-year marriage to late Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau — died Wednesday night after a long battle with cancer, her family said. She was 74. The Boston-born journalist got her start as a coffee girl at the London...
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