Abstract

Richard Nixon is justly famous for opening up China, covering up Watergate, vetoing a comprehensive child care act, and passing some of the most protective environmental legislation in our nation's history. But until I read Stephanie Coontz's engaging and provocative history of marriage, I did not recall that he had predicted—as early as 1970—that we would have to wait until 2000 before gay marriage would be acceptable to the American people.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1946-0910
Print ISSN
0012-3846
Pages
pp. 97-100
Launched on MUSE
2011-10-05
Open Access
No
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