Blanche Wiesen Cook is a historian and professor of history. She is a recipient of the Bill Whitehead Award.
|Forget the polls and remember the people.||Public Opinion & Polling|
|It is heartening to recall that Eisenhower was honorary chairman of planned parenthood. It is heartening to recall that many lefties opposed women’s rights in the 1950s because it was a favorite issue of Republican women.||Privacy, Abortion & Family Planning|
|Secrecy is the greatest peril to the future of this democracy and the world.||Democracies & Republics ;Secrecy & Transparency|
|Washington has been a lethal town for wives.||Miscellaneous|
|We truly forget how bigoted America was in the 1930's.||Discrimination & Prejudice|