1925 - Shana Alexander was born on the 6th of October.
1945 - She graduated from Vassar College majoring in anthropology.
1951 - She became a researcher at Life after she worked as a freelancer writer for Junior Bazaar and Mademoiselle magazines.
1969 - She became the first female editor at McCall's.
1971 - She quit the post.
1975 - She wrote a column for Newsweek and debated kilpatrick for the next four years.
1979 - Alexander downplayed her high-profile role on "60 Minutes".
2005 - she died of cancer in Hermosa Beach, California on 23rd of June.
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- "A plane is a bad place for an all-out sleep, but a good place to begin rest and recovery from the trip to the faraway places you've been, a decompression chamber between Here and There. Though a plane is not the ideal place really to think, to reassess or reevaluate things, it is a great place to have the illusion of doing so, and often the illusion will suffice."