Have Feminists Sold Young Women a Fiction?

Anne-Marie Slaughter discusses the struggles of working mothers with Hanna Rosin.

It's not enough to be ambitious and have a supportive husband, Anne-Marie Slaughter argues in her Atlantic cover story. Working mothers in America simply can't have it all, no matter what women's lib would like them to believe. Here, Slaughter tells Hanna Rosin why she stepped down from a high-level State Department post -- and why she found it difficult to admit that she wanted to spend more time with her kids.


Jennie Rothenberg Gritz is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she edits digital features.

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