60 Minutes Takes a Dig at Dallas Women

An energetic FrontBurnervian says he watched the 60 Minutes story on Bill Gates and his wife, Ursuline grad Melinda French Gates. In particular, this exchange with reporter Scott Pelley caught his attention:

Pelley: “Now, I’m from Texas, too, so I can say this.  You don’t wear your wealth like a Dallas gal.”

French Gates: “Mmm hmm.”

Pelley: “You don’t seem to be a big consumer of jewelry and cosmetics.”

French Gates: “I don’t find great joy in those things. I find much more joy in connecting with people. I’m much more at home being what I call ‘out on the ground’ doing this work. And for me, that’s where I find meaning. I don’t find meaning in material things.”

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