December 1993 Issue

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On the Cover

Vidor in Black And White

The story of this notorious East Texas city isn’t a simple racist fable. It’s a complicated tragedy about a society that has lost its way.



Home Made

A gallery of great gifts, cobbled, carved, forged, and stitched by small Texas companies.


Fallen Angels

We started out as pious kids helping Wichita Falls celebrate the birth of Christ. We ended up astray in a manger.



If you think you’ve seen the worst of crazy, corrupt South Texas politics, you haven’t been to Eagle Pass.



State Fare

Pity poor Santa: Everywhere he stops during the wee hours of Christmas morning, he gets a plate of cookies and a glass of milk. This year, do him a favor and put out something different at your house, like a slice of satiny lemon tart and a cup of liqueur-laced


Dining Out

Five Easy Places

Want to eat a great meal in Dallas without dressing up or dropping a bundle? Cross the river into Oak Cliff.


The Watchdog

Forget how she looks. For fifty years, Tyler’s Sarah McClendon has been the most vigilant White House correspondent.


Germ Warfare

With an early flu season and the emergence of deadly diseases this summer, our good health is under siege.



Lost Weekend

For Texas fans, the only thing worse than getting beat by OU was not being able to party all night.

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