• Springfield News/Leader

    By Greta Cross: “Susan Croce Kelly’s latest book documents the life and work of Lucile Morris Upton, who wrote for the News-Leader from the 1930s to the 1980s. The biography is also an ode to the region’s newspaper industry and women’s contributions to journalism to the mid-1900s…”

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  • Sharing Stories at the Crossroads

    Sharing Stories at the Crossroads

    A look into the life of one of Springfield, Missouri’s, first female reporters, Lucile Morris Upton, with host John Sellars and guest Susan Croce Kelly

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  • Mountain Home Observer

    An Independent Woman, Changing Times, And A Bully Pulpit: ‘Newspaperwoman of the Ozarks’ tells all! Before the word Ozarks was synonymous with the idea of goofy hillbillies, fast boats, and family vacations, it was a place where real people lived their lives day-to-day and learned about the world from their local newspapers.

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    The new biography “Newspaperwoman of the Ozarks” by Susan Croce Kelly is a wonderful recounting of the colorful, productive life of Lucile Morris Upton, who

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  • Faith, Fiction, Friends: Newspaperwoman of the Ozarks

    For my two introductory reporting courses in journalism school, I had the teacher said to be the toughest of the faculty. And he was. His classes tended to weed out anyone who wasn’t fully committed (which the school administrators were less than pleased with)… Read the Review

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