Ann Richards' Texas
USA, 89 min
Writer: Keith Patterson (in attendance)
Directors: Jack Lofton, Keith Patterson
Featuring: Ann Richards, Tom Brokaw, Bill Clinton, Dolly Parton, Dan Rather, Nancy Pelosi, Michael Dukakis,
Lily Tomlin, Willie Nelson, Jerry Jeff Walker
ANN RICHARDS' TEXAS is a timely documentary about the life and lessons of the late great governor Ann Richards. A feisty, straight-talking West Texas girl, Ann Richards was a hippie housewife who traded late nights with Willie Nelson and the progressive Austin music scene for a beehive hairdo, the Governor's Mansion, and battles with special interests. Extensive interviews with politicians (Clinton, Pelosi), journalists (Brokaw, Rather), and friends (Tomlin, Nelson) provide a detailed look into the life and history of one of the most fascinating public figures in the history of American politics.
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