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October 30, 2001

Molly Ivins brings Texas spark to CSUS

Molly IvinsPassionate and pointed nationally renowned newspaper columnist Molly Ivins brings her Texas-style political commentary to California State University, Sacramento's at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8. The event takes place in the University Union Ballroom.

A syndicated columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Ivins' commentaries appear in many publications throughout the country including the Sacramento Bee. She is the author of several books including, Molly Ivins Can't Say That, Can She?, You Got to Dance With Them That Brung You: Politics in the Clinton Years and most recently Shrub, an account of George W. Bush's record as a Texas businessman and governor. She has also written pieces that have appeared in Mother Jones, Esquire, The Nation, the Progressive and Harper's. Ivins has been a Pulitzer Prize finalist three times and has won numerous journalism awards.

Her commentaries have also been heard on National Public Radio, The Newshour With Jim Lehrer and 60 Minutes. A graduate from Smith College, Ivins has a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and is active in several media right's organizations, including Amnesty International's Journalism Network.

The evening is sponsored by the CSUS Multicultural Center, University Union UNIQUE Programs, and the Women's Resource Center. Tickets are $10 general, $5 CSUS students and are available at the CSUS Central Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323 and at at (916) 766-2277.

Additional media assistance is available by contacting the CSUS public affairs office at (916) 278-6156.


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