The Press: Flight from Fluff

The women's page of the Kansas City Times on one recent morning gave its readers a package consisting of Ann Landers' advice, a syndicated exercise column, a syndicated dress pattern, a large picture of three women with a cookbook and another picture of a model being ogled by the co-chairmen of a benefit fashion show. On the same day, the much larger "Style" section of the Washington Post offered, among other things, profiles of Chou En-lai and Mao Tse-tung excerpted from André Malraux's Anti-Memoirs, a crisp review of a television appearance by five wives...

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