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Sun Dec 2, 2018, 04:56 PM

21. "... a girl's college, Smith..."

One of the first women's colleges in the country, still one of the top liberal arts colleges across the board, with many notable women alumni and staff, boiled down to "a girl's college."

Snidely calling "Barbara Bush" a college drop out of a girl's college (and, it should really really be "girls' college," as a graduate of the excellent Smith would know) really shows your character. She was intelligent, and was expected to leave college because she was getting married. Society really gave her no choice.

And guess what, genius? Most higher ed institutions, not only Yale, had accelerated for returning servicemen, including the one my uncle graduated from in less than three years after his return from the Pacific. His university was a mundane public university.

So many things to criticize GHW Bush and Barbara Bush, Sr. for, for this isn;t one of them. Just so petty and so misinformed, and as mean as any remark either of them ever said.

Calling Smith College a "girl's college" showed the bias of teh person who wrote this.

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