August 1976

Features

Miscellany

Roar of the Crowd

Jul 31, 1976 By Texas Monthly

Bringing Them All Back HomeAs one with more than a casual interest in the refugee program in Southeast Texas, I read “The Newest Americans” by Gene Lyons [TM, June 1976] with a great deal of anticipation. Mr. Lyons seems to have a particular empathy with…

Columns

Behind the Lines

Jul 31, 1976 By Patricia Sharpe

Some days it seems like the complaints about restaurant reviews will never stop: “My family and I drove all the way from * * * on the strength of your good ole Anonymous and, like him, we received no special services—all to the tune of $35.15 for four of us.

Reporter

Texas Monthly Reporter

Jul 31, 1976 By Richard West

PEOPLE The red-hot rumor, blazing from mouth to mouth in Dallas recently, had longtime radio programming genius Gordon McLendon raising $2 million for a group of Dallas investors to buy WRR-AM, the city-owned, all-news station that’s up for sale. Not so, says son Bart McLendon, manager of McLendonowned KNUZ-FM in…