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- The Case Foundation blog featured the story of Barbara Hackman Franklin and A Matter of Simple Justice in honor of International Women's Day. Case Foundation CEO Jean Case interviewed Secretary Franklin in a fireside chat at a spectacular event hosted by the Harvard Business School Club of Washington, D.C. to celebrate 35 years of women at Harvard Business School. Ms. Franklin was one of the first women to graduate from Harvard Business School in 1963. | Read the blog post.

Bisnow covered Barbara Franklin's appearance at the Harvard Business School of Washington, D.C. event. | Read the coverage.


- The Oral History Review reviewed A Matter of Simple Justice, calling it “an outstanding resource for information on women and politics in the 1970s, a window into the extensive oral history resources housed at Penn State, and a source for the background and chronology of women’s political history since World War II.” | Read the full review

- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving hosted a conversation with Barbara Hackman Franklin on women’s leadership and philanthropy. | Watch the video


- Johns Hopkins SAIS hosted a talk by Barbara Hackman Franklin on the inclusion of women in corporate leadership. | Watch the video


- The Orange County Register covered the June 25 event at the Richard Nixon Library and the accompanying exhibit. | Read the article and view the photo gallery


- The Lancaster Sunday News, the hometown newspaper of Barbara Hackman Franklin, interviewed her about her career and the book. | Read here


- Directors & Boards Magazine featured an excerpt from A Matter of Simple Justice and highlighted the leadership contributions of Barbara Hackman Franklin in government service and on corporate boards. | Read here [PDF]


- The Harvard Crimson interviewed Barbara Hackman Franklin about whether women can have it all. | Read here



- The Weekly Standard reviewed A Matter of Simple Justice calling it "invaluable to future historians" and saying "Frankling performed heroically." | Read a preview (Full article available to subscribers.)


- Federal News Radio interviewed Lee Stout about the "forgotten history of how women broke government's glass ceiling."  | Listen to the interview


- Barbara Franklin penned a guest post on The National Archives' blog, Prologue | Read here


- A Matter of Simple Justice reviewed by Nancy Eaton on WPSU's BookMark | Listen to the audio review


- Lee Stout featured in Town & Gown's "People in the Community" column | Read here [PDF]


- National Journal interviews Barbara Hackman Franklin | Read here [PDF]