Letters: Jun. 25, 1965

Domesticity Defended

Sir: Three cheers for Phyllis McGinley and TIME [June 18] for giving back to the housewife the dignity and respect that most modern thinking and writing has been tearing down. It is refreshing in this topsy-turvy era we call "modern times" to hear someone speak out for the good old-fashioned way of life where the words mother and housewife were spoken with respect rather than being synonymous with stupid and boring.

More of this gracious lady's philosophy and poetry would be an antidote to some of the poison in today's literature.


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