71.16

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“Norman Mailer vs. Women’s Lib.” Article by Israel Shenker. New York Times, 1 May, 19. Report on a 30 April meeting sponsored by New York University and the Theatre for Ideas titled “A Dialogue on Women’s Liberation” at Town Hall in New York. Joining Mailer, the moderator, on the panel were Jacqueline Ceballos, President of the New York City chapter of the National Organization for Women, and three writers: Germaine Greer, Jill Johnston and Diana Trilling. All are quoted and/or paraphrased. A documentary film, Town Bloody Hall, was later made about the evening by Donn Pennebaker. Mailer said later that his hair began to turn white on this night. See 71.1771.20, 71.23, 71.27, 77.14.