Weimar’s investigative journalism: Maria Leitner

leitnerMaria Leitner was a female investigative journalist working for some of the biggest newspapers and magazines of the Weimar Republic. Her reportages mostly describe the life of women in the new German democracy, from sales assistants to show dancers. In Mädchen mit drei Namen, her work is published as a book for the first time, including a novel about a village girl moving to the big city.

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