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Sports Film Of The Week: Let Them Wear Towels

The story of female American sportswriters and their battle for access.

Title: Let Them Wear Towels

Year: 2013

Directors: Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern

Plot: This is the battle by a generation of American sports journalists to gain the same access to athletes as their male counterparts. When the locker-room was closed in their faces after games — as coaches cited players’ dignity — ‘let them wear towels’ became their mantra. This is a tale about power and equality.

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Source: Yolande Marie/YouTube

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