Leon Jaworski found himself at the forefront of the major social and political issues of 20th century America. Details of his extraordinary life, from his humble beginnings in Waco, Texas and his becoming the youngest lawyer ever admitted to the State Bar of Texas, to the Nuremberg trials of World War II, to his service as special prosecutor for the Watergate hearings in 1974 are explored in this documentary. The film premiered on HoustonPBS in 2007.
Produced by Texas Foundation for the Arts with Sunset Productions
Written by James Bailey and Kimberly Bjork Lykins
Director of Photography: Mark Susman
Post Production: Fast Cut Films
Editor: Mike Snow