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Ann Richards Dies at 73

Keynote stardom
Ann Richards delivers the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in Atlanta in 1988. (Associated Press)
Sworn in
Ann Richards raises both arms in celebration after being sworn in as governor of Texas in Austin, Texas, in 1991. (Michelle Bidwell / AP)
Watching the Super Bowl
Then-President Clinton, flanked by Gov.s. Ann Richards of Texas and Mario Cuomo of New York, watches the Dallas Cowboys and the Buffalo Bills Super Bowl with his daughter, Chelsea and her cat, Socks. (Wilfredo Lee / AP)
Supportive
Former Texas Gov. Ann Richards speaks out in support of Gov. Gray Davis, left, in West Hollywood, Calif. (Chris Pizzello / AP)
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Former Texas Gov. Ann Richards speaks in Austin, Texas. (Jack Plunkett / AP)
All for Texas
“I did not want my tombstone to read, ‘She kept a really clean house.’ I think I’d like them to remember me by saying, ‘She opened government to everyone.’” (AP)
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