Synopsis by John Bush
Mariette Hartley portrays Candy Lightner, the founder of Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, in this made-for-television movie produced and written by Michael Braverman. After her daughter is killed by a drunk driver in a hit-and-run accident, Lightner forms M.A.D.D. to enact legislation curbing the spread of alcohol-related driving.
alcoholism, death, drunk-driving, family, homemaker, lobbyist, one-against-odds, organization, rage, teenagers