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Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Letty Cottin Pogrebin (born June 9, 1939) is an American author, journalist, nationally-known lecturer, and social justice activist. Her tenth book, How to Be A Friend to A Friend Who’s Sick, will be published in April, 2013.

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... Letty Cottin Pogrebin has been married since 1963 to Bertrand B ... Pogrebin, an attorney specializing in Labor and Employment Law ... They have three grown children – Abigail Pogrebin an author, Robin Pogrebin, a New York Times reporter who covers culture, and David Pogrebin, who works in the restaurant and hospitality business ...

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    Housework is the only activity at which men are allowed to be consistently inept because they are thought to be so competent at everything else.
    Letty Cottin Pogrebin (20th century)

    There are two kinds of fathers in traditional households: the fathers of sons and the fathers of daughters. These two kinds of fathers sometimes co-exist in one and the same man. For instance, Daughter’s Father kisses his little girl goodnight, strokes her hair, hugs her warmly, then goes into the next room where he becomes Son’s Father, who says in a hearty voice, perhaps with a light punch on the boy’s shoulder: “Goodnight, Son, see ya in the morning.”
    Letty Cottin Pogrebin (20th century)

    The politics of the family are the politics of a nation. Just as the authoritarian family is the authoritarian state in microcosm, the democratic family is the best training ground for life in a democracy.
    —Letty Cottin Pogrebin (20th century)

    As the mother of a son, I do not accept that alienation from me is necessary for his discovery of himself. As a woman, I will not cooperate in demeaning womanly things so that he can be proud to be a man. I like to think the women in my son’s future are counting on me.
    —Letty Cottin Pogrebin (20th century)

    The politics of the family are the politics of a nation. Just as the authoritarian family is the authoritarian state in microcosm, the democratic family is the best training ground for life in a democracy.
    —Letty Cottin Pogrebin (20th century)