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Gail Sheehy

January 10, 1972 | Features
The Secret of Grey Gardens

“…It was not clear after the mess hit the papers who put whom up to what. But three forces conspired against the ladies of Grey Gardens: Village Fathers, a few neighbors, and closest kin…”

April 6, 1970 | Features
Bombing on the Mind

". . .' A sodden Sheep Meadow last October—remember? The Vietnam Moratorium? Taps? A few tears, a new hope. And then we all went home and had tea. Today the word is bombing.' . . ."

July 21, 1969 | Features
The Amphetamine Explosion

"Any place where young people gather—where worship of the eureka experience runs high and faith in America runs low—amphetamine is becoming a god. Cops have Mace, kids have speed."

November 23, 1970 | Features
The Consequences of Panthermania

A whimpering, tortured, dull-witted black was led into a Connecticut bog last year and there took a bullet in his head.

November 16, 1970 | Features
Black Against Black: The Agony of Panthermania

". . . The most uncomfortable spot in America, 1970, may be in the black middle, between the Toms and the guerrillas. Can these young blacks find an alternative to revolutionary suicide? . . ."

November 6, 2006 | Feature
A Return to Grey Gardens

There are still secrets left to tell about Little Edie Beale, including her diary.