O'Mara, Peggy
March 2001
Mothering;Mar/Apr2001, Issue 105, p6
Comments on the role of federal government in providing children needs in the United States. Support of representatives on child-friendly agenda; Importance of providing quality equal education for all children; Effect of eliminating unwanted media inputs on children.


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