Just As I Thought

Molly Ivins: Democracy and Diversity

A few years ago, I was working on a video presentation that featured ordinary Americans and their views on how diversity and democracy are intertwined. I wanted to include at least one “name” in the video, so I dispatched my friend Sara — who knows everyone — to Molly Ivins’ house in Austin for a quick videotaping session.
When Molly passed away recently, I started looking for the video. It took a while, but I found it on an unlabeled disc in the closet. Her voice is weak from time to time, but her conviction about democracy and diversity is strong.
Click the image above to view the video using Quicktime.

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