Red Hot Patriot by Margaret Engel
The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins

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The story of the unsinkable Molly Ivins, the famously brassy newspaper columnist and best-selling author. A true Texas original, Ivins was a sharp-tongued wit who skewered the political establishment and the "good ol' boys" with her unforgettable humor and wisdom. Written by twin sisters, themselves longtime journalists, the play celebrates Ivins' courage and tenacity - even when a complacent America wasn't listening.

"Red Hot Patriot is an inspiring piece of theater." -Broad Street Review

"A memorable portrait of a crusading journalist who broke gender barriers to establish herself as one of the nation's most influential and compassionate political columnists." -Theatermania.com

 

About Margaret Engel

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Engel, on leave from the Washington Post, is currently the director for the Alicia Patterson Foundation, America's oldest journalism and writing fellowship program. Allison Engel, the original "source" columnist for "Saveur" magazine, writes for many national magazines. A former political speechwriter, she lives in Grimes Iowa
 
Published December 7, 2010 by Samuel French, Inc.. 42 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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