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John Anderson

Lifestyle |
May 31, 1994

What a Way to Go

Before he sold his legendary wine cellar, Marvin Overton threw a Texas-zise party with a Longhorn named Bubba.

Business |
July 31, 1991

Radio Days

Thirty-five years ago, a Harlingen publisher turned in to Hispanic radio, only to become Texas’ least-known media mogul.

Business |
April 1, 1991

Net Worth

How does NBA superstar David Robinson handle his millions? He passes them to a real mom-and-pop operation—his parents.

Business |
February 1, 1991

Hock Treatment

With clean, well-lighted places-filled with bargains-Forth Worth-based Cash America is spiffing up the sullied image of pawnshops.

Business |
January 1, 1991

Return to Sender

In 1998 Neiman Marcus shelled out $119 million for Horchow Mail Order—only to have the cataloger lose $28 million within two years.

Business |
December 1, 1990

Man at Work

Now that Drayton McLane has sold his family company to Wal-Mart, he has no intention of retiring from the daily grind.

Sports |
December 1, 1990

Mr. March

By running-and-gunning down opponents in the NCAA tournament, Tom Penders has jump-started UT basketball.

Finance |
November 1, 1990

Venturesome Capital

By taking a cue from smart money, even the small investor can get an angle on modest deals in post-bust Texas.

Feature |
July 31, 1989

The Texas 100: Minor Details

Are Longhorns richer than Aggies? Is Dallas richer than Houston? Is it easier to get rich selling food or cars? For the answers, check out the statistical breakdown of the Texas 100.

Feature |
July 31, 1989

The Texas 100

Wealthy Texans have been heard to say that money is just a way of keeping score. Here’s the scoreboard.