'I AM Advocating for Women!!'

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

That’s Anne-Marie Slaughter, former director of policy planning at the State Department, in a just released October 2012 email sent to aides of Hillary Clinton about how “really devastated” Slaughter was over public comments made by Clinton regarding her August 2012 Atlantic cover story, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All.” Read more emails and the whole behind-the-scenes drama here.

Slaughter recently spoke with Becca about how her views have evolved since writing her controversial story: