February 1990

Features

The $76 Million Divorce

Feb 1, 1990 By Jan Jarboe Russell

The eldest son of Trammell Crow used his money for drugs, guns, and high living. His wife spent a fortune on personal trainers and self-promotion. Now they’re squaring off in an L.A. divorce court.

Lost in Space

Feb 1, 1990 By Al Reinert

Locked away in NASA’s storage vaults was some of the most glorious footage ever filmed. I thought turning it into a movie would be a snap. Ten years later I’ve revised my opinion.

Miscellany

Darness at Noon

Feb 1, 1990 By Paul Burka

The day the lights (almost) went out in Texas; why Gib Lewis’ reelection is crucial for Democrats; more trouble in the supreme court.

Reporter

Columns

Crispy Critters

Feb 1, 1990 By John Morthland

Carnivores have their steakhouses, herbivores their sprout spots. Now insectivores can munch their way through the Aztec menus in Mexico City.

Chalk Talk

Feb 1, 1990 By Will Harte

Horizontal drilling has not only hit pay dirt in South Texas-it has also revived oil-patch wheeling and dealing.