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At the time of the replies, 94 of the 121 were married. Thirty-five of the respondents were mothers, having produced 25 boys and 23 girls. Direct responses to the questionnaire follow: RUTH HACHENBURG ADELMAN: Ruth worked for 2 1/2 years with the School Planning and Research Department of the New York City Board of Education. Now the mother of Francis Hart (Frank), born March 2, 1969, Ruth has been auditing Art History courses at Barnard. Husband Phil is Vice President of Adelman's Stationery, Inc., in Union City, New Jersey. JANE ROTMAN ALTMAN: Jane received her Master's in Elementary Education from Bank Street College in June, 1967. She lists her present occupation, however, as "mother": daughter Jennifer was born October 29, 1967, and son John arrived October 8, 1969. Jane's husband, Bob, is Director of Special Higher Education Programs for the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education. ROSEMARY EINOCCHIARO BARTSCH: Rosemary is currently working toward a Master's in Psychology at the University of Munich. Her husband, Andreas, is an art dealer at Galerie Gurlitt. Daughter Christina was born June 2, 1967. Rosemary says she hasn't spoken or written English for the past four years -- and English was her Barnard major! SHEILA SCOTT BASSMAN: Sheila is a first-year law student at Columbia and mother of Ilana, born April 8, 1967. She is also an officer of the New York New Democratic Coalition and involved in Democratic Party politics "up to my ears." Sheila did manage to put her Barnard chemistry background to use by working as a teaching assistant in chem at Barnard. Husband Myron is a programmer with Research EDP, Inc. in New York City. LOUISA LIPARI BERGER: Louisa, class Fund Chairman for the past five years, received her Master's degree in Library Science from the University of Pittsburgh in 1967. She is cur- rently working as Reference Librarian at the Youngstown Public Library. Husband Martin is Assistant Professor of History at Youngstown State University. The [B]ergers are owned by two cats, Fred and Jenny. IRIS POLK BERKE: Iris earned her Master's degree in English at the University of Michigan. She spent three years teaching high school English before becoming an Associate in Education at Barnard. Her most exciting experience since graduation, she says, was a summer spent in Greece as an AIESEC trainee, a re-assign- ment resulting from Israel's Six-Day War. Iris's husband, David, is a resident physician at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. 2. ELAINE SHAPIRO BERMAN: Elaine is working as a research assistant on a Yale/Wesleyan-sponsored project on the political socializa- tion of children in England, France, and the United States. Her husband, Bruce, is working on his doctorate in political science at Yale; his field research enabled the Bermans to spend a year in London and a year in Nairobi. Their son, Daniel Stephen was born August 31, 1970. ELIZABETH ROMBERG BERNSTEIN: Betsy and her husband, Richard, are parents of twins, Jessica and Chanon, born September 4, 1969. Richard has been interning this last year at the Mary Hitchcock Hospital in Hanover, New Hampshire. Beginning in July, the Bern- steins will be living in Barrow, Alaska, where Richard will spend two years with the Public Health Service. JANE RECKFORD BIBA: Jane is a researcher-writer-editor for Buyers Laboratory, a consumer-oriented test lab, and is also taking under- graduate courses at Hunter to prepare herself for eventual graduate study in clinical psychology. Her husband, Paul, is an attorney with the firm of DeForest and Duer. MARGARET BRAUNER BRISCOE: Margaret is working for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services and is the mother of Deirdre, born June 27, 1967, and Benjamin, born, July 8, 1969. Husband John Terry is a drummer. Margaret considers having her children the most exciting thing that has happened to her since graduation. MARGARET KENT BROOKS: Peggy received a Master's in Political Science from Columbia in 1968 and is presently attending Columbia Law School. Husband Peter is also a Columbia student, doing graduate work in Sociology. BARBARA RUBIN BROWN: Barbara received her M.A. in English Lit from NYU in October of 1967 and is now teaching English and working in the experimental honors and College Development programs at Jamaica High School in New York. Husband Alfred is a social worker with the Syosset Children's Home. Son Len was born April 23, 1962. KAREN OSNEY BROWNSTEIN: Karen has an M.A.T. degree in English from Northwestern University and spent four years in Chicago teaching high school English, writing advertising copy, and "going to the beach a lot." The Brownsteins now live in New York where Neill is a venture capital investment analyst. Karen's most exciting experience since Barnard graduation was giving birth to their son, Adam Jordan, on February 10, 1970. MARY BURTON: Mary did graduate work in Botany at the University of North Carolina and taught high school biology for two years before beginning her present studies toward a Master's in Theology at Meadville Theological School in Chicago. Her most exciting experience, she says, has been the discovery that "the most impor- tant things to me in life are my relationships with other people and my own self-discovery through that." 3.