July 1981 Issue

Features

Feature

A Simple Man

Archbishop Patrick Flores acts like a country priest, but he has a tough job: he is the most powerful Catholic clergyman in Texas, and perhaps the most powerful Mexican American as well.

Feature

Space Cadet

Astronauts used to be dashing pilots. Now they’re doctors, scientists, and...sanitary engineers.

Columns

Church

Tell It, Brother Hill!

A visiting revivalist lays some eloquent preaching on Pasadena Baptists. Nearby in Houston, the festival of Purim gives templegoers good reason to dress up, drink up, and raise a ruckus.

Miscellany

State Secrets

State Secrets

A deal that failed; macho political ads, the unhappiest man in Texas; a big time legal goof.

Reporter

Reporter

Reporter

McAllen mayor Othal Brand fights for his political life; a killer storm ravages Austin; a Highland Park matron trades fancy parties for farming.

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