Madeleine M. Kunin was the first, and only, female governor of Vermont and a former Ambassador to Switzerland under President Bill Clinton. Her latest book is The New Feminist Agenda: Defining the Next Revolution of Women, Work, and Families (Chelsea Green Publishing, 20120).
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Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Why Families Can't "Have It All"
Anne-Marie Slaughter, the first woman director of Policy Planning in the State Department, sent Internet sparks flying when her recent Atlantic cover story told women that, yes, she’d tried to have it all—an elite career and a happy family—but, she couldn’t do it. And, she told readers, neither can any other woman. In the midst of the ensuing firestorm, a simple reality emerged: men can’t have it all, either.