Mrs. McCarthy Has No Regrets
To the Editors:
I think that most political wives appreciate the sympathetic intent of TIME'S story [Oct. 7]. However, I would like to point out that my own experience and position are misrepresented.
First, it would have violated my concept of commitment and family mine both by religion and conviction to leave my husband as you stated. Second, I hold a much more positive view of the political life, which is hard but has many rewards. As I wrote in Private Faces/ Public Places: "Gene left our home in...