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April 1, 2012
Acting In the World
A review of a biography, Love, Fiercely, of Edith and Isaac Newton Stokes, who gave generously and thought broadly, about life and the future. Edith championed the idea of the kindergarten, and Newton, an architect, helped bring about the passage of the (New York) Tenement House Act, 1901.