From the Publisher: Dec 4 1989

Before senior editor Claudia Wallis sat down to write this week's cover story, she had mixed emotions about the feminist movement. "If asked the question, 'Are you a feminist?' I would have said, 'Yes, but . . . ' " The uncertainty reflected Wallis' experience balancing the demands of a career and a growing family (she and her husband Hugh Osborn, a media consultant, have two children, Nathaniel, 3, and Madeleine, 11 months). "I wondered whether the movement did us a disservice by not preparing us for how difficult it would be," she says. "I'm part of a generation of women...

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