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Bite by Bite, the Croissant Culture Is Swallowing Up the Ghettos

1980 Aug 24 By Katy Butler SAN FRANCISCO- WHEN I moved here in 1972, the faded Victorian mansions of Haight–Ashbury stood amid the ruins of the counterculture. Amphetamine addicts chattered in front of barded storefronts in the Haight Street fog; … Continue reading

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A House Divided

1994 Jun 26 By Katy Butler SHE SAYS HE MOLESTED Her, He Says He Didn’t. There Was a Lot Was Riding on the Ramona Trial, But In the End, No One Got What They Wanted. This much is known about … Continue reading

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The Accidental Feminist

1995 Dec 10 By Katy Butler IF THE NATIONAL ENQUIRER Proved Nothing Else During O.J., It Reaffirmed Its Surprising Pro-Woman, Anti-Abuse Stance Shortly before sundown on the October day O.J. Simpson was acquitted, David Perel, senior editor of the National … Continue reading

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Did Daddy Really Do It?

2005 Feb 5 By Katy Butler A DEBATE RAGES OVER incest-recovery therapies that can create false memories of sexual abuse On May 8, 1991, seven years after her father’s death, a graying, impeccably groomed former Miss America named Marilyn Van … Continue reading

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