As the man known to the world as Dallas's J. R. Ewing fends off throat cancer, he gears up to reprise the role that turned him into an icon and looks back on one of the most extraordinary—and eccentric—lives in show business.
Articles by Harry Hurt III
Sep 30, 1981 — By Harry Hurt III
Andrew Jefferson was on his way up in the judicial system. Larry Cager was a rising star in the Houston Area Urban League. Together they were giving the city’s black population the leadership it had always needed. And then along came trouble.
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