January 1988

Features

The Sins of Walker Railey

Jan 1, 1988 By Lawrence Wright

He had a wife and a girlfriend. His ambition was unchecked. He tried to commit suicide. But when I came face to face with the minister of my boyhood church, the sin we talked about was murder.

1988 Bum Steer Awards

Jan 1, 1988 By Texas Monthly

A year of clumsy Clements, stupid stickups, ripped-off Rangers, cockeyed cops, agitated alligators, rotund cockroaches, jumpy judges, nitwit newsmen, addled Aggies, naughty newlyweds, randy retirees, and a pestered pontiff.

Columns

Miscellany

State Secrets

Jan 1, 1988 By Texas Monthly

Does Texaco have a chance in the U.S. Supreme Court? Dukakis and Gore fight over Texas; a bad start for Kent Hance; the latest Disneyland-comes-to-Texas tale.

The National Tour of Texas

Jan 1, 1988 By Dick Reavis

Out itinerant reporter visits with a Lubbock man determined to preserve the American Way of Life; the doughty clan that brought beer to Levelland; a windy lady fascinated with the weather and a rusticated professor gone to seed.

Reporter