Fred Cruz after his release from prison in 1972


  • Cruz’s story is by turns tragic and inspiring, astonishing and all too typical.

  • Under the Independent Lens banner, [WRIT WRITER] gets its story across so effectively viewers will likely have no idea what a challenge it was to put together.

    The Austin American-Statesmen
  • Go out of your way tonight to watch WRIT WRITER on PBS and learn how Texas has punished the errant, and the story about a love that didn't last.

    San Antonio Express-News