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Turner Channels Molly Ivins In 'Red Hot Patriot'

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Academy-award nominee and Golden Globe-winner Kathleen Turner stars in the play, Red Hot Patriot. In the comedy, Turner plays the sassy newspaper columnist Molly Ivins, whose liberal wit first drew attention during her coverage of the Texas legislature.

Turner talks about the role, her career and the challenges of playing a political character.

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