Most people outside the publishing world never heard of RUTH WHITNEY, the editor in chief of Glamour magazine for 31 years, until last August. And that's the way she wanted it. But it's not an overstatement to say that Ruth changed the way many women saw the world and themselves. As we navigated the tricky and challenging waters of the women's movement, this thinking woman's editor prodded, provoked and pushed us. It's hard to imagine where women would be without her. Ruth put substance over style. She was fearless, solid, unwavering. There wasn't a phony bone on her regal Katharine Hepburnesque...

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