Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

Soma Golden, fully Soma Golden Behr

American Writer and Editor, Senior Editor of The New York Times, Director of the New York Times College Scholarship Program, President of The New York Times Foundation

"Abortion almost always symbolizes failure - the failure of a contraceptive, of a relationship, of a family, of a dream, even of a social system. Government need not add an extra lash to the whip."