reading

Letter-writing is falling out of style (1894)

Letter-writing isn’t as much of an art as it once was. Books had to be written about it years ago, and “The Ready Letter-writer” was as infallible and as essential as a cookbook is to many people nowadays.

What does TV do to kids? (1977)

By his high-school graduation, today’s typical teenager will have logged at least 15,000 hours before the small screen — more time than he will have spent on any other activity except sleep.