When his father died, Robert Decherd was 21. It was November 1972. He was a senior at Harvard, and his life was full of possibilities. He was young and smart, and he was rich, a fourth-generation member of the family that owned what had been Texas’ most important newspaper, the Dallas Morning News.
Our daily newspaper whacks the side of the house, morning and evening, sometimes telling us what we want to know and, in these times, always telling us what we are damn tired of learning.
"D/FW Airport NIght" at the Dallas Press Club:
Beginning at the end of May or early June, Dallasites will have a new and unique radio station. KERA-FM, 90.1 on the dial, will be the city’s first public radio outlet and will provide a welcome relief from the inane, shrill banter of jingles and jive from the top-40 jocks that seems to explode in your ear from every other station.