For Ann Richards, a Depression kid who rose to become an outspokenly liberal Democratic governor of Texas, everything in life was a challenge by which she refused to be fazed. A whip-smart woman with an epigrammatic, country-accented tongue and a no-nonsense eye for facts, she was probably not the easiest person to deal with, nor to work for. Still, being around her in her more fiery moods must have been a hell of a lot of fun. And she did some considerable opening-up of Texas’s traditionally whites-only, good ol’... More >>>