Gail Collins on politics, newspapers and the outsized role of Texas
New York Times opinion columnist Gail Collins says we all have a stake in what happens in Texas. Her newest book is titled "As Texas Goes: How the Lone Star State Hijacked the American Agenda." Hear her analysis of the Texas identity, the 2012 election and the future of newspapers, in this appearance at the Commonwealth Club of California.
- Gail Collins: Opinion columnist, New York Times. First woman to be editorial page editor at the New York Times. Author of several best-selling books, including "As Texas Goes: How the Lone Star State Hijacked the American Agenda" and "When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present."