December 1978 Issue

Features

Feature

Hard Time

Ellis prison houses 2400 dangerous criminals, and it’s the safest place to live in Texas.

Feature

The Chase

Four wetbacks are trying to get to San Antonio. The Border Patrol is trying to stop them.

Miscellany

State Secrets

State Secrets

Will somebody write the Great American LBJ biography? Is Billy Clayton Texas’ Earl Butz? Will Dolph take care of his flock?…

Columns

Theater

Blind Alley

Alley Theater’s season opener, Scream, was about Jews and Nazis. It was also about how not to run a regional theater.

Country Notes

Sacred Cows

Cows are dumb, they eat a lot, and they cost more to raise than they’re worth. Still, you can’t help loving ’em.

Classical Music

Bella Norma

Now you like it, now you don’t, now you like it again—Houston Grand Opera’s Norma.

Reporter

Reporter

Texas Monthly Reporter

The dark side of doing business in Saudi Arabia; an endangered mountain in El Paso; and big profits with small airplanes.

Reporter

Texas Monthly Reporter

The dark side of doing business in Saudi Arabia; an endangered mountain in El Paso; and big profits with small airplanes.

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