November 1979 Issue

Features

Feature

Trial by Water

Marathon canoe racing is the toughest sport in Texas. It’s tougher than bull riding, more grueling than pro football. The canoeists say that’s why it’s fun.

Feature

Grand Indulgences

Whether you have $2 to spend or $25,000, our Christmas gist selections show how to have a wonderfully indulgent holiday.

Columns

Country Notes

Kindred Spirits

Don’t both with séances or clairvoyants. There is a much better way to contact the shades of the past.

Classical Music

Semiconductors

The leaders of Houston and Dallas symphony orchestras start off the season with two perplexing concert series.

Film

Over There

Filmmakers flub: Schlesinger’s Yanks, Fellini’s Orchestra Rehearsal, and Jewison’s—And Justice for All.

Miscellany

State Secrets

State Secrets

Texas Democrats run scared over Teddy; Arkansas bigwigs cry foul over gas lease; Mexican diplomats make waves over salt water.

Reporter

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