Take Some Pills for Your Hysteria, Lady America's Long History of.
Apr 28, 2015. domestic realm, "mother's little helpers" like Valium and Librium enabled housewives to cope with the mundane tasks of their everyday lives. Jan 21, 2009. and critics charged that Miltown and Valium had left Americans emotionally numb and politically impotent. It didn't help that housewives had. Sep 29, 2012. “Does anyone have a Valium?” his brother called out as Burt hyperventilated. The punch line Every woman in the store reached into her purse.
Valium Invalidation Why the "Mother's Little Helper" Story is Wrong.
Oct 5, 2012. Despite the fact that we remember them today as “salves for harried housewives,” tranquilizers like Valium, and its predecessor, Miltown, were. Mar 17, 2015. 1966 hit 'Mother's Little Helper', a dark and catchy paean to Valium. and become wildly popular, particularly among American housewives.