Helen Thompson

Stories

Blood Relations

A modern surgeon employs a long-discredited cure-all: medicinal leeches.

Race Wrangling

Will public housing in East Texas be integrated? Not if the Klan has its way.

Novel Twist

A big new Dallas bookstore with amenities is a hit with the reading public.

Race Wrangling

Will public housing in East Texas be integrated? Not if the Klan has its way.

Novel Twist

A big new Dallas bookstore with amenities is a hit with the reading public.

Focus: Withdrawn

In the heady days of banking, Texans ran the state’s biggest, most profitable institutions. Not anymore.

Bunker Mentality

A small town hunkers down for a court fight with Bunker Hunt’s bankruptcy trustee.

Bombs Away

The Pantex H-bomb plant prepares to mothball the U.S. nuclear arsenal.

Seed Fee

Cottonseed was delicious and nutritious, but it was only for cows—until now.

Tandyland

The biggest, most boisterous Radio Shack in the universe lands in Arlington.

Grim Reaping

As bills mount, AIDS patients sell their life insurance policies—in Waco.

Radio Foreplay

In the beginning, say Stevens and Pruett, a listener dubbed them “radio gods.”

Novel Approach

A gift from James Michener enriches Texas’ student writers.

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