November 1980 Issue



On the Rebound

After a sloppy 1979-80 season, the San Antonio Spurs had no coach, no center, and no end to their problems. But all that has changed.


Free Agent

Nostalgic daddies think of schoolboy football as good, clean fun. But kids soon realize it’s more like corporal punishment.


Putting on Heirs

The story of Howard Hughes and the discredited “Mormon will” is the unlikely subject of a quirky film about rags and out-of-reach riches. Ordinary People is full of woe; Stardust Memories has far to go.


State Secrets

State Secrets

A ground swell of support for booting Howard Cosell; here come the judges; who will fill the UT power vacuum.



Texas Monthly Reporter

Gas pipeline companies are devouring Lee County; border plasma clinics beckon poor Mexicans; oh, deer, what can the matter be?

Explore the Archive

See all issues