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September 27, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 39
You've come a long way, Bobby
by Joe Flaherty
Not since the ghastly revelation that Bella Abzug employs a housekeeper has the women's movement suffered such a dark day as September 20, the date of the King-Riggs match. The contumely heaped on Riggs by women for his unprecedented contribution to their movement smacks of the ingratitude the Irish people leveled at Parnell for taking a sexual breather between battles. But then accolades are never the spiritual sustenance of saints and revolutionaries.More »