The headline in Newsday read: “Judge’s decision reversed; she’s a Cooperperson at last.”
The date was Dec. 15, 1977. The story was about a woman formerly known as Ellen Cooperman, who is featured in this week’s Executive Suite column.
For more about her legal battle to change her name, see this News12 series about women pioneers. Click on the fourth video (‘LI women’s name change makes history’) here.