Molly Ivins

Populist newspaper columnist, political commentator, humorist, and bestselling author. Died January 31, 2007 of breast cancer.

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keyPopulist newspaper columnist, political commentator, humorist, and bestselling author. Died January 31, 2007 of breast cancer.
DescriptionWriting from an unabashed liberal perspective, Ivins's style was to pepper with colorful phrases that create the "feel" of Texas, despite her upscale upbringing and Northeastern education. When outraged by instances of what she considered malfeasance or stupidity on the part of public officials, she... see more
Awards
William Allen White Award from the University of Kansas (2001)
Smith Medal from Smith College (2001)
Elected to the American Academy of Ar... see more