¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 The 1972 Annual Conference took place November 1–4 in Portland, OR, at the Hilton Hotel. The theme was “Politics, Power, and the Family.” (This was broadly interpreted.) Murray Straus was program chair, and Helen Thun Hartness was local arrangements chair. Twenty-three percent of the total registrations came from student members. The total number of registrations was 888.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Plenary sessions included “Power Struggles and Politics in Family Life Education,” by C. Jay Skidmore, Marie Kruger, and Janice Pearce; “Abortion: Changing Concepts and Future Implications,” by Joy Osofsky; and “Politics, Power, and the Family,” by Jay Haley. The pre-conference that year was a workshop on “Teaching About Women,” sponsored by the Task Force on Women’s Rights and Responsibilities. The Theory and Methods workshop focused on concept development.