April 1981

Features

Shrimpers

Apr 1, 1981 By elgonzales

Someone endured weeks of hard work, loneliness, and seasickness to land that lovely pink delicacy on your plate.

Miscellany

State Secrets

Apr 1, 1981 By Paul Burka

Cutting up in the Big Thicket Association; uranium mines get the shaft; the Light at the end of the tunnel; how to make Yankees pay for our oil.

Columns

Miracle on Main Street

Apr 1, 1981 By W. L. Taitte

Le Select gives Houston fine French cooking in simple surrounds and at unbeatable prices; Hedary’s, a Lebanese outpost in Fort Worth, offers adventurous Cowtowners some exotic alternatives to beef.

Little Big Museum

Apr 1, 1981 By Michael Ennis

While other U.S. museums sought Rembrandts and Cészannes, Fort Worth’s maverick Amon Carter Museum collected an astound assortment of paintings and photographs of the American West.

Rule, Hispania

Apr 1, 1981 By Paul Burka

In a city known for its tough ethnic politics, Henry Cisneros is out to prove that a Mexican Emerican can be elected mayor of San Antonio.

Magnificent Deception

Apr 1, 1981 By C.W. Smith

In Eyewitness things are never what the seem; Roman Polanskifailed to take a novel approach to Tess; a heroine of Cattle Annie and Little Britches keeps the movie from fading into the sunset; the producers of The Dogs of War should have let sleeping dogs lie; American Pop is kitsch as kitsch can.

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