Letters: Sep. 7, 1970

Proof in the Pottage?

Sir: Your cover article, "When the Young Teach and the Old Learn" [Aug. 17], presented several people who had "learned" from their rebellious children, including a Governor, a Congressman and a Cabinet member. The article succeeded only in proving one perceptive statement that was buried deep in the whole mess of pottage: "Parents who lose control of their children are usually confused about their own values and identities." When the leaders of the nation can't even lead their own children, heaven help us!


Sir: The time...

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