Panel discussion about myths of femininity and masculinity in motherhood and fatherhood at the Challenge to Women: The Biological Avalanche conference held in San Francisco on January 23, 1965. The father-daughter relationship, the development of new roles for women, and the meaning of love are discussed by the panelists. The panelists are Mirra Komarovsky, professor of sociology at Barnard College; Ethel Albert, associate professor of speech at UC Berkeley; Dorothy Lee, visiting professor of psychology at Duquesne University; Thelma Shelley, wife of the mayor of San Francisco; Max Lerner, professor of American Civilization at Brandeis University; and Gail Putney, assistant professor of sociology at San Jose State College. The panelists take questions from the audience.
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