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Molly Ivins

MOLLY IVINS began her career in journalism as the complaint department of the Houston Chronicle . In 1970, she became co-editor of The Texas Observer , which afforded her frequent fits of hysterical laughter while covering Texas legislature. In 1976, Ivins joined The New York Times as a political reporter. The next year, she was named Rocky Mountain Bureau Chief, chiefly because there was no one else in the bureau. In 1982, she returned once more to Texas, which may indicate a masochistic...See more