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1978 Nov. 3

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Editor of Ms. magazine

Somerville (Mass.) - Chamberlin explains her issues with two articles in the November 1978 issue of the "Ms." as one was written by a director of pharmacology at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center in New York, and another claims a halfway house for mental patients would be objectionable in a neighborhood.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1987 May 27

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Editor of Woman's Day

Sioux Falls (S.D.) - Chamberlin criticizes a column by Eda LeShan suggested parents reassure a child frightened by a murder case by telling her "that only he mentally ill hurt others." Chamberlin points out how this stigmatizes a group of people who are statistically more likely to be victims of crimes rather than commit crimes. As partial redress, she urges the magazine to do an article on the National Alliance of Mental... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers