April 1980

Features

Little Boy Lost

Apr 1, 1980 By Victoria Loe

Being autistic nearly ruined Michael Shipley’s life, but his parents sent him to a state mental hospital. Then Michael’s life was ruined for good.

Painting the Towns

Apr 1, 1980 By Andy Burns

Burns roamed Texas doing odd jobs. One day he ambled into a museum carrying drawings he’s made along the way - and ended up a celebrity.

Miscellany

State Secrets

Apr 1, 1980 By Paul Burka

Nebraska scoundrels are absconding with West Texas water; adding grist to the Murdoch rumor mill; the old Dallas City Council was never like this.

Columns

Reporter