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Jun 02, 1999
At a recent birthday, my daughter became the proud owner of the much coveted American Girl doll. We had vaguely supported her strong desire to have an American Girl doll. We knew that the doll would come with books that told the girl's story, that the dol
Peters: What She Really Wants
May 10, 1999
Take a look at that face. It's true. She really could use a little help with her complexion. It may be that with all that mothering work she's been doing she hasn't had time to properly wash, rinse, clarify, tone, moisturize, and treat twice a week with m
Peters: On Knowing and Responding
Apr 29, 1999
On this the liberal and the right-wing columnists seem to agree: Adults are responsible for not controlling the behavior of Littleton, ColoradoÕs Òtrench coat mafiaÓ killers. Eileen McNamara, liberal columnist for the Globe, suggests that the parents of E
Peters: Responding To Sentiment
Apr 21, 1999
There was a lengthy debate at my dinner table the other night about the situation in Yugoslavia. Most of my relatives defended the NATO bombings as the only moral action to take in the face of crimes being committed against ethnic Albanians. I argued the
Peters: Is There A Truth About Rigoberto Menchu
Apr 10, 1999
My friend the anthropologist says there is no such thing as truth. She says that sheÕs interviewed people in the field who completely contradict each other. One says the volcano erupted and the other says it didnÕt. They both say it with equal conviction.
Pozzi: Labor Repression in Argentina
Apr 03, 1999
On Monday, February 16, 1998, in Usuhuaia, the Argentina's southernmost city in Tierra del Fuego, the courts finally declared the innocence of steelworker leader Oscar Martinez.
Peters: Teen Girls, Sexism, and Marketing
Mar 16, 1999
The more time a teen girl spends reading fashion magazines, the worse she feels about herself, according to a study done by Brigham and Women's hospital released earlier this month.