Your Take: The Coed Living Experiment

Readers discuss the coed living experiment of 1970 and 1971.

In “More As People Than Dating Objects” from the November-December 2011 issue, Nell Porter Brown reports on the memories and perspectives of a group of Harvard and Radcliffe alumni and alumnae who, as undergraduates in 1970 and 1971, volunteered for a then-radical social experiment: coeducational living. Read the article, then tell us your opinion:

Do you remember the coed living experiment of 1970 and 1971? Share your memories here.

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