Why we miss Morry Ivins

November 18th, 2009

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 call 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 definitive biography of Molly in his book Molly Ivins: A Rebel Life.   My conversation with Bill Minutaglio:

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