Letters: Nov. 10, 1997

TURNING FIFTY

As Hillary Clinton celebrates her 50th birthday [NATION, Oct. 20], people around the world will take the opportunity to commend her for a lifetime of work helping those less fortunate. She has used her position as a legal expert and public servant to improve the American family and the lives of children. How unfortunate that her accomplishments have been overlooked in a climate of negativism. Because she has forsaken the safe projects of former First Ladies and tackled more controversial issues, she has come under heavy criticism, as did Eleanor Roosevelt more than a half-century ago. Her book, It...

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