Letters, Jul. 22, 1996

HILLARY CLINTON VS. ELIZABETH DOLE

Your article highlights the improving role of women in professional and public life [NATION, July 1]. Although we have yet to consider seriously a woman for the U.S. presidency, it is encouraging to see that two such strong women as Hillary Rodham Clinton and Elizabeth Hanford Dole are role models for younger women. This is healthy for our society, as there is greater acceptance of women in positions of power. I look forward to the day when we contemplate the role of the President's husband. JAMES MCKEAN WOOD New Hope, Pennsylvania Via E-mail

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