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A Portrait Of Molly Ivins, Maverick Texas Journalist, In 'Raise Hell'

A Portrait Of Molly Ivins, Maverick Texas Journalist, In 'Raise Hell'

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Today, it's almost hard to remember just how different the Texas government was back in the 1970s. That's when Molly Ivins scorched a trail through good-ol'-boy politics like a flamethrower through a cactus patch. "The legislature was fairly corrupt in those days," she said to NPR in 2006. "And the …

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