June 1988 Issue

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The Making of Lonesome Dove

You can lead a herd to water, but can you make a miniseries faithful to Larry McMurtry’s Texas classic?



Character Flaw

A tour of the Texas psyche, with guides like Sam Houston, Katherine Anne Porter, and John Henry Faulk; a novel of adolescence addresses carnal knowledge and fundamentalist religion.



Texas Monthly Reporter

The bash of the century in Austin; new heights for an Alamo author; slouching toward Jerusalem, Texas; plus designer tomatoes, East Texas ingenuity, and Amazing Car #8.


State Secrets

State Secrets

Why Continental isn’t in Love (Field); Clinton Manges takes the horns by the Bullock; tort reform and the good bidness climate; logic in advertising.

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