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Quotations From MARTHA GRIFFITHS

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    If you are trying to run a whorehouse in the sky, then get a license.
    Martha Griffiths (b. 1912), U.S. politician. Said by the Congresswoman in the late 1960s. She was chastising airline executives for their policy of forcing the retirement of flight attendants who married or reached a certain age—usually some age in their thirties. As quoted in American Women in the 1960s, ch. 14, by Blanche Linden-Ward and Carol Hurd Green (1991).

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