You’re welcome! The whole thing almost sounds unbelievable to me now, but this was when NOW chapters were starting up all over the country and they had just had the first Women’s March. Sesame Street had just started — it wasn’t the institution it is now. My mother was from Princeton and her colleagues were fellow professors so they had some credentials. My mother actually co-wrote a book about sexism in children’s textbooks called Fun with Dick and Jane, so she and her cohort were able to get into these meetings.

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