July 1981


A Simple Man

Jun 30, 1981 By John Davidson

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.


Tell It, Brother Hill!

Jun 30, 1981 By William Martin

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.




Jun 30, 1981 By Susan Duffy

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