iOS app Android app

Lindy DeKoven

Entries by Lindy DeKoven

Backstage at the TV Upfronts

(1) Comments | Posted May 14, 2013 | 8:59 PM

It's May of 1994. One afternoon, in Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall, NBC announced that a show innocuously titled Friends had made the fall schedule.

Later that night I was in the bar of a New York hotel with Don Ohlmeyer, the president of NBC West Coast; Jimmy Burrows, who...

Read Post

Has Gov. Jerry Brown Defended and Promoted Women and Girls in California?

(2) Comments | Posted April 8, 2012 | 9:08 PM

There was a lot of feedback after my commentary, "Women and Girls of California Need a Voice. Governor Brown Are you Listening?" ran in The Huffington Post.

Readers support the idea of saving the California Commission on the Status of Women. They think it's important that an agency...

Read Post

Women and Girls of California Need a Voice. Governor Brown, Are You Listening?

(9) Comments | Posted April 3, 2012 | 2:26 PM

A woman in her twenties moves uncertainly towards the microphone set up in the new meeting room of the Fontana Public Library. Her voice trembling, she describes the abuse she suffered at the hand of her husband, a police officer. She tells us how she found the courage to leave...

Read Post