OPINION: Male at Bay

With a brand of reckless courage that few U.S. males have been able to muster, Editor in Chief John Fischer in the August issue of Harper's magazine delivered a stinging treatise on an explosive subject: American womanhood. His thesis: U.S. wives have made U.S. husbands their slaves, and are molding them to feminine will. Wrote Fischer, still holding lightly to his male's caution: "This undaunted approach may, perhaps, have something to do with the divorce rate, axe murders, and the number of morose characters nursing a shot glass late at night in men's bars."

Warming to his subject, Jack Fischer...

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