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Fall 1973


There it is—the cleavage in purpose and ideology that ran like a crack in the earth through the activities of the Women's Conference at Sacramento in May, appropriately called "Women's Studies and Feminism: Survival in the 1970's." The conference brought together—so to speak—some 700 women from throughout the western states for three long days of speeches, workshops, programs—and confrontations. So the work of the conference was carried out, really, on two levels: the usual conference activities of meeting, talking, listening, exchanging information and ideas; and that other, more complex, more difficult business of coping with this polarization of attitude and ideology.



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