Sunday, August 2, 2015

Gail Shister

Gail Shister joined The Inquirer in 1979 as its first female sportswriter, a barrier she also broke at The New Orleans States-Item (1975-78) and Buffalo Evening News (1974). She was the Inquirer's television columnist for 25 years.

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You don't see many women at Woody's, but Chelsea Clinton popped in last week. To a packed house of screaming supporters, the 28-year-old former first child led a presidential pep rally for her mother at one of the oldest gay bars in Philadelphia.
They speak in shorthand. Hate to cook. Share a passion for social justice and Scrabble and books-on-tape and La Bohème. Are both size 6 Democrats.

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