August 1980 Issue

Features

Feature

How to Become a Billionaire

H. L. Hunt not only left his sons with a few hundred million dollars each to carry them through life but he also taught them the Five Commandments that had made him rich.

Feature

Fire!

What you don’t know about your fire department could burn you up.

Miscellany

State Secrets

State Secrets

Summer in the city; publisher’s power play; biting the handout that feeds you; will Oscar Wyatt abandon America?

Columns

Dining Out

Lasagne and Old Lace

Try pasta and veal at Sergio’s in Dallas—that’s Italian! For an outstanding Sunday brunch, put your stock in Austin’s Green Pastures.

Classical Music

Bring Home the Bach

Mozart and Beethoven made an appearance, but Johann Sebastian was the guest of honor at Victoria’s annual Bach Festival.

Church

God With the Wends

Texas’ rural Wends take time from chores to attend St. Paul’s Lutheran in Serbin; vacationers on Padre Island take time from play to attend an open-air mass at St. Andrew’s by the Sea.

Film

The War-horse

The Big Red One is Sam fuller’s war baby; roadie never gets out of its rut; The Tin Drum misses a few beats.

Reporter

Reporter

Texas Monthly Reporter

Yankee lawyers kick up dust in the Panhandle; maniacal marathon man runs for his life; the redfish that got away; are Dallas’s tax ills contagious?

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