A Letter From The Publisher, Dec. 5, 1977

On his way back to New York from the Panama Canal Zone, Nation Associate Editor Edwin Warner stopped in Houston to attend the National Women's Conference. "I had just been exposed to the clash of ideologies over the Panama Canal Treaty," he explains, "and I thought that the controversy in Houston might be even more exhilarating. I also thought that men would be in some disfavor in Houston that weekend, but I decided to go anyway." Warner, who wrote a major portion of our cover story this week on the state of the women's movement, did not run into either the...

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