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Nuevo Laredo Debutante Rosario Gets Fitted for a Dress

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary Las Marthas, where tradition meets fantasy: new debutante Rosario is measured for a spectacular gown by highly coveted dressmaker Linda Leyendecker Gutierrez, an oil heiress who is “portraying history.”
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  • John Carollo

    Watching the Detropia segment on Independent Lens made me sad for the City I spent the first 17 years of my life growing up in. My only criticism is to the captions … too white / washed out and the type font too blurry to read without getting out of my chair and standing a foot from the television screen.

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