ANN CRITTENDEN is an award-winning journalist and author. She was a
reporter for The New York Times from 1975 to 1983, where her
work on a broad range of economic issues was nominated for the Pulitzer
Prize. She has also been a reporter for Fortune, a financial
writer and foreign correspondent for Newsweek, a visiting lecturer
at MIT and Yale, an economics commentator for CBS News, and executive
director of the Fund for Investigative Journalism in Washington, D.C.
She is the author of Sanctuary: A Story of American Conscience and
the Law in Collision, which was a New York Times Notable Book of
the Year in 1988, Killing the Sacred Cows: Bold Ideas for a New Economy,
and The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World
is Still the Least Valued. Her articles have appeared in numerous
magazines, including The Nation, Foreign Affairs, McCall's, Lear's,
and Working Woman.