From an interview with The Crimson.
Q: You went to graduate school here at Radcliffe and Harvard when Harvard was just beginning to admit female grad students officially. What was it like? Did you encounter a lot of sexism?
MA: We didn’t call it sexism, dear. We called it normal life. I like to horrify the young by saying that in one of my graduate classes—which was two hours long—at the one hour break, the female graduate students made tea and cookies and served them to the male graduate students. Now everybody goes, “Oh no! The horror! The horror!” And I say, “Well, everybody just thought that was normal…”