Ahead of Time
Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 13 min.
The life of Ruth Gruber, the world's youngest PhD by age 20, is chronicled.
Director: Robert Richman
It's clear by the end that one Ruth Gruber is worth more than 100 pundits fighting about partisan politics. show more
It's Gruber's own remembrances (and a wealth of accompanying archival photos and film footage) that best mark her life as a case study in pioneering feminist courage, ambition and individualism. show more
Richman's no-nonsense approach, which relies heavily on interviews with the eloquent, 98-year-old Gruber, feels more suited to a televised biography. show more