Release Date: 2009
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 13 min
The life of Ruth Gruber, the world's youngest PhD by age 20, is chronicled.
Cast: Ike Aronowitz, Ruth Gruber, Harold Ickes, Tom Segev, Eli Wallach
Director: Robert Richman
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
It's clear by the end that one Ruth Gruber is worth more than 100 pundits fighting about partisan politics. 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