January 1981 Issue

On the Cover

Being an Aggie Is No Joke

Honest.

Features


Rags to Riches

When buyers and sellers converge on Dallas’s Apparel Mart for a week-long orgy of fashionable commerce, high style and discriminating taste confront the cold reality of the bottom line.

Columns


Film

The Contender

Martin Scorsese’s Raging Bull is full of fancy footwork, but it doesn’t land many solid hits. Jack Lemmon deserves Tribute; The Competition is a winning film.

Education

Grade F

The Texas education Agency’s recent report on teacher competency doesn’t make the grade.

Dining Out

High Texana

Alan’s Texas Cafe in Austin is good eats with Alan; Don’s in Houston has Cajun food worth ragin’ about.

Miscellany


State Secrets

State Secrets

Discount medicine needles doctors; open season on Democrats; meanwhile, back at Southfork; Dallas blacks are fed up—with busing.

Reporter


Reporter

Texas Monthly Reporter

Rounding up rustlers in North Texas; shaping up mind and body at the Houstonian; chalking up a victory against infant deaths in the Valley.

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