A kindergarten teacher tells what she learned in school.
They don’t use air conditioning, they don’t drive cars, they don’t watch football—yet they dare to call themselves Texans.
It’s Simple: people’s teeth should not chatter in the summer.
You pay for interest, gas, oil, repairs, and insurance. I pay for shoe leather.
As much as I hated playing football, I hate watching it more.
The portraits of a long-forgotten studio photographer yield images of dignity in a small Texas town.
How did bluebonnets and cacti get that glazed look?
Eighteen years after their Senate race determined the course of Texas politics, their rivalry may determine the course of national politics.
In the town George Parr once dominated, a nineteen-year-old mother was gang-raped by her neighbors. In the aftermath of the crime, the old horrors of San Diego have surfaced anew.
Willie Nelson’s Fourth of July Picnic at Carl’s Corner was the picnic to end all picnics. It did just that.
Behind the humor of Ann Richards' Democratic keynote address lay the calculation of an ambitious politician.
Messin’ with Texas.
At the opera house back on Earth, music sometimes overwhelms sense. But out on Planet 8 you couldn’t hear the music for the words.
When the doctor told me my third child had Down’s Syndrome, I knew that my life had changed forever.
As Ann Richards joked her way to political stardom in Atlanta, Jim Mattox wasn’t laughing.
Outside of town, in the Big Thicket, lived Texas’ most exotic wildlife—and most of it was human.
Channel 5 in Fort Worth hits forty; Elvis fever hits Waco; a would-be DA hits a snag in Raymondville; and Hangs Book is a hit with fishermen.
Getting more bang for the buck; remembering a muddy, moody river; banking on Texas; sharing a Texas tradition.
The Air Force takes over Big Bend; NCNB takes over First Republic; Dukakis takes over Bentsen; and who wil take an empty Senate seat?