Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Why we miss Molly Ivins

As a journalist she was ahead of her time.  As a columnist she was the last of a dying breed.  She was one of the most provocative, courageous and influential journalists in American history.  Presidents and senators called her for advice; her column ran in 400 newspapers; her books were bestsellers. Yet, despite her fame, few people really knew Molly Ivins. Now Bill Minutaglio, a professor of journalism at the University of Texas,  gives us the comprehensive and definitive biography of Molly in his book Molly Ivins: A Rebel Life

My conversation with Bill Minutaglio:

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