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Margaret Mead on Guns & Violence

“Margaret Mead Green” is located beside the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, where the famous cultural anthropologist, spent much of her career. (It’s also near my granddaughter’s elementary school.) An astute observer of cultures, Mead had … Continue reading

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Historic Event and Sleep-over

Today, March 25th, is the 101st anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire in New York City, in which 146 workers, mostly young immigrant women died.  I first learned about it while doing research for my biography of Frances Perkins, … Continue reading

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