Texans With Character
An SMU film graduate was volunteering in Dallas when someone told her about “Operation Babylift,” the U.S. initiative that airlifted more than 2,500 orphans of American military fathers and Vietnamese mothers out of Vietnam, to protect them from threat of the Communist Regime.
Kurk Gayle’s daughter, only a toddler at the time, was diagnosed with a rare but aggressive liver cancer. After weeks of wrangling over how to treat her, doctors finally arrived at a revolutionary option.
A camerawoman whose movie work includes “The Green Mile” and “Armageddon” has been named head of the Texas Film Commission.