The 72-year-old Oscar winner and East Texas native takes her small-town ethos to the small screen—and across galaxies.
Robert Caro on LBJ. Marcus Luttrell on war. Douglas Brinkley on Walter Cronkite. James Donovan on the Alamo. Steve Coll on ExxonMobil. Ben Fountain on a surreal Dallas Cowboys halftime show. Dan Rather and Sissy Spacek on themselves. For some reason, May has turned out to be a month like
Why doesn’t Texas’s greatest movie actress get the respect she deserves?
You can take the girl out of East Texas, but you can’t take East Texas out of the girl.