What Walter Cronkite really thinks about cable TV shoutfests, the length of network newscasts, and (ahem) Jayson Blair.
Five modern twists on traditional recipes make mincemeat out of store-bought desserts.
In September 1985 this magazine published twenty portraits from Richard Avedon’s landmark “In the American West” series. I worked with the celebrated photographer on those shoots, and I documented the making of many memorable images. Here are five great behind-the-scenes stories.
This was the summer of George W. Bush’s discontent, when sixteen specious words in the State of the Union address threw the White House into disarray. Can his 32-year-old mediameister, Dan Bartlett, get the message and the messenger back on track?
For forty years Nellie Connally has been talking about that day, when she was in that car and saw that tragedy unfold. She’s still talking—and now she’s writing too.
The state’s public mental health system was woeful to begin with, and now legislative budget cuts have made it even worse. For thousands of mentally ill kids like Grant Williams, the only place to get treatment is a juvenile prison.
Priscilla Owen judged.
Why would a mere mortal want to step into the outsized shoes of UTEP’s Don Haskins, the only Texas college basketball coach ever to win a national championship? To win another NCAA titleand Billy Gillispie thinks he can.
Riding a camel across the West Texas sand dunes, I got in touch with my inner O’Toole and left the modern world far behind.
Every year, at least two hundred sea mammals get stranded on Texas beaches. This is the story of one of them, a 199-pound dolphin with a neurological disorder, a sardonic grin, and a willingness to swim with yours truly.
Once upon a time, there was a writer it doesn’t matter which writerwith talent to burn. Wanna guess how the story ends?