On this day in LIFE — May 7, 1971: Saucy feminist that even men like.
Oh my… Did we really say that?
Fifty years after the groundbreaking “Gideon” ruling, public defenders are overworked, underpaid—and America’s poor are paying the price. More charts here.
Man surveying land with a dumpy level, 1960
Cartoon by Emily Flake. For more from this issue: http://nyr.kr/14ve6ZN