Murder Charge

Arrest of a California feminist

Speeding down the Los Angeles freeway one morning last week to drop off a friend at Burbank airport, Ginny Foat was in high spirits. Her life was brimming with plans. President of the California chapter of the National Organization for Women and a respected figure in feminist and Democratic politics, Foat intended to go as a delegate to the Democratic state convention later in the week, attend law school next fall and, perhaps, pursue a political career. But her future was abruptly derailed by her past at the airport...

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