John Burnett

Stories

When the Sky Ran Dry

Bad as the current drought is, it has yet to match the most arid spell in Texas history. Nearly two dozen survivors of the fifties drought remember the time it never rained.

Dead Line

As the Mexican drug cartels have waged war along the border, they have also developed a disciplined approach to managing the press.

You Are There

Austinite John Burnett reports from Pakistan's front line.

Going Underground

Northern Mexico's Gruta del Palmito provides a caving
experience that won't leave you in the dark.