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Out of The Mouths Of Babes
[FINAL Edition]
The Washington Post (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Washington, D.C.
Date: Jun 10, 1995
Start Page: A.15
Section: OP/ED

The children who were interviewed for Laura Blumenfeld's June 1 article "Recess," my daughter among them, were excited to be the subject of a reporter's attention. Like most children, they were eager to share their thoughts, their school, their imaginations with a seemingly attentive adult. Like most children, too, they were instinctively trusting -- and naive. What a price they have paid.

I frankly don't care whether Blumenfeld accurately reported her conversations and the words she purports to have overheard. My real concern here is not mere accuracy. It is dignity, honesty and privacy.

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