A fascinating chronicle of one of my heroes. She led the way for all of us. -- Former Texas Governor Ann Richards
About the Author
Darwin Payne, professor emeritus of communications at Southern Methodist University, has published biographies of Frederick Lewis Allen and Owen Wister as well as many other books. He holds a Ph.D. in American civilization from the University of Texas at Austin. He is currently working on a biography of Erik Jonsson, a founder of Texas Instruments and former mayor of Dallas.