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date: 16 September 2019

Bernays, Doris Elsa Fleischmanlocked

(18 July 1892–10 July 1980)
  • Peter E. Mayeux

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Bernays, Doris Elsa Fleischman (18 July 1892–10 July 1980), pioneer public relations counsel and early feminist, was born in New York City, the daughter of Samuel E. Fleischman, an attorney, and Harriet Rosenthal. Doris studied music and planned to become an opera singer when she completed her bachelor’s degree at Barnard College in 1913. Instead, that same year she joined the ...

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