Jo Tomalin talks to pioneer lesbian playwright and actress Terry Baum about her work and Hick: A Love Story, Based on Eleanor Roosevelt’s Letters to Letters to Lorena Hickok, written by Terry Baum who also plays Lorena Hickok – Hick.
“When Eleanor Roosevelt became First Lady in 1933, she had a lesbian lover — Lorena Hickok, the most famous woman journalist of her day. The patrician First Lady’s affair with the hard-living butch reporter is set against the backdrop of FDR’s Presidency and the Great Depression. Internationally acclaimed solo performer Terry Baum tells this amazing story.”
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