MARGARET

by A.K. Russell

Inspired by the life of Senator Margaret Chase Smith

Bio | Drama | True

Logline: In the 1950’s gentlemen’s club of the US Senate, a courageous widow struggles to overcome discrimination to persuade her male colleagues to stop the fanatic crusade of Joseph McCarthy and his Communist witch trials.

Bio: A K Russell has a BFA in Filmmaking and an MSW in clinical Social Work. She enjoys writing screenplays about the lives of real people who have taken courageous stands against institutionalized barriers. She lives in Maine with her husband and two cats.

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