CBS News Reports on the True Story of Mildred and Richard Loving
Jan Crawford files a piece that looks at key touchpoints of the real-life struggles of not just Mildred and Richard but attorney Phil Hirschkop and two people directly affected by the Loving case.
"If it was something of such great note, there's no way the ACLU would have let Bernie Cohen and me do it. He was two years out of law school with no experience whatever and I was two months out of law school. Saying we had no significant Supreme Court experience is overstating it. We had no Supreme Court experience." Phil Hirschkop when asked if he recognized the historical significance of the Lovings' plea from the start.
The entire piece is up at CBSNews.com.
Both Edgerton and Negga are beyond extraordinary.
Joel Edgerton as Richard and Ruth Negga as Mildred give performances that will be talked about for years.
“Jeff’s script is so beautifully written. This is a story that gets into your heart and touches deep wells of feeling. ”
Ruth Negga: remember the name. It's been a long time since an actor/actress has me so unapologetically in the bag. This woman is something special...
They weren’t martyrs, and didn’t want to be. They weren’t symbols, and didn’t want to be. They were two people in love who wanted to be with each other and their family.