Griffin Smith Jr – DUPE


Empires of Paper

A law firm of almost 200 attorneys becomes an institution with massive power and life of its own. Three such firms are in Texas, including two of the four largest in the U.S. We open them, for the first time, to the public.

Forgotten Places

Four seldom visited areas of Texas prove to be proudly beautiful and almost inaccessible.

Waiting for the Train

WWhile you’re waiting at the depot, Amtrak bickers with Washington, railway moguls, and itself.

Why I Like to Ride the Train

Enthusiastic railway passengers maintain that fast is not necessarily the same as best.

The Perfect Speed Trap

The sign that says “Welcome to Selma” may mean more than you think.

Open and Shut

This is a free country. Isn’t it?

Divide and Conquer

Five states are better than one, when they’re all named Texas.

What Your Mother Never Told You About Rice

A grain of truth about the high cost of food.

Forgotten Places

What Texas one was, so these wilderness areas still remain.

What Ever Happened to Fresh Cream?

In which our author goes sour on new-fangled cream.

Why Does Dolph Briscoe Want To Be Governor?

You remember Dolph Briscoe, don’t you?

The Best, the Worst, and the Fair-To-Middlin’

Rating the Texas Congressmen from number one to, sigh, number twenty-two.


Nov 1973