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Margaret Engel, a 1979 Nieman Fellow and director of the Alicia Patterson Foundation, has teamed up with her twin sister Allison to write a screenplay on the life of the late columnist and humorist Molly Ivins. “Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins” is a one-woman show starring Kathleen Turner that has just opened at the Philadelphia Theatre Company.

Read more from The New York Times

Also read “Bringing the Wit and Wisdom of Molly Ivins to the Stage” in the Winter 2009 issue of Nieman Reports

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