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Sunday, May 3rd, 2009
Alice Roosevelt Longworth

In an interview at the time of her ninetieth birthday, television commentator Eric Sevareid told her of the newest movement: “to liberate the old.” “That is fun!” Alice interjected. Its purpose, Sevareid continued, was “to make people understand that old people have feelings, an that they even have sexual passion… Are you for all that?” She…

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