Executive editor Mimi Swartz on talking to high schoolers in Killeen about losing a parent during wartime.
Editor Evan Smith talks about watching the Rose Bowl, text-messaging University of Texas athletics director DeLoss Dodds, and putting Vince Young on the cover.
Senior editor Pamela Colloff on researching a 45-year-old murder case, tracking down sources, and using a ghost story to show how the crime still haunts Odessa.
Executive editor Skip Hollandsworth on his most difficult interview, actor Tommy Lee Jones
Senior editor Gary Cartwright on Austin and what he likes best about the liberal city he calls home.
Associate editor John Spong talks about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, its survivors living in the Astrodome, and new beginnings.
Brook Larmer, Newsweek’s Shanghai bureau chief and the author of Operation Yao Ming, on basketball sensation Yao Ming, sports in China, and writing his first book.
Executive editor S. C. Gwynne, who wrote this month’s cover story, talks about Speaker of the House Tom Craddick, his seemingly average-guy life in Midland, and his powerful persona in Austin.
Writer-at-large Cecilia Balli on U.S. ambassador to
Mexico Tony Garza and the two countries' post-9/11
Executive editor Skip Hollandsworth on getting
Burleson's Joanne Webb to talk about her sex-toy