November 1993


The Trials of Senator Sweet

Nov 1, 1993 By Paul Burka

Did Kay Bailey Hutchison do what she’s accused of—or did Democratic Party officials hatch a conspiracy to get her?

Gila Hell

Nov 1, 1993 By Gary Cartwright

This will be our routine, I’m sorry to report. Very early every morning, at an hour when the Mogollon Mountains are still velvety silhouettes against the star-smeared sky and the predawn tranquility of the Gila Wilderness has swallowed us into the deepest valley of our dreams, we will be…

The Skinny on Susan Powter

Nov 1, 1993 By Jan Jarboe Russell

Who cares what it says on her résumé? Two things about the Dallas fitness guru are true: She’s lost a lot of weight, and she’s made a lot of money.

Home Movies

Nov 1, 1993 By Anne Dingus

Hollywood on the Brazos? That’s how it seemed this year, when everyone from Clint Eastwood to Drew Barrymore set up shop in Texas.

Kings of the Road

Nov 1, 1993 By Texas Monthly

Their surroundings may be impersonal and impermanent, but when it comes to their freedom, truckers are in the driver’s seat.

Tuff Stuff

Nov 1, 1993 By Jan Reid

Tuff Hedeman was born in El Paso and raised on rodeo. Today he’s one of the best bull riders in the world.


Garlicky Sausage Jambalaya Dressing

Nov 1, 1993 By Texas Monthly

Recipe from Texas Home Cooking by Cheryl and Bill Jamison 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 pound andouille sausage 1 medium onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 2 celery sticks, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 bay leaf…

Savory Roast Pheasant

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Recipes from Texas Home Cooking by Cheryl and Bill Jamison. Savory Roast Pheasant 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon each Tabasco sauce, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and black pepper 2 pheasants Prep pheasants the night before cooking. In food processor mix butter,…


Protection Racket

Nov 1, 1993 By Robert Barnstone

Ross Perot’s new book says free trade will wreck the country. But his solution would do more harm than good.

All American

Nov 1, 1993 By Michael Ennis

The Dallas Museum of Art spent $55 million on a splendid new wing—and redefined itself in the process.

Belle of the Balls

Nov 1, 1993 By Michael Geffner

By speaking softly and carrying a custom made stick, san Antonio’s Vivian villarreal is breaking pro pool’s gender barrier.


State Fare
State Fare

Jan 20, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe

The bird on your Thanksgiving table this year should be pheasant—specifically, the savory roast pheasant with garlicky sausage jambalaya dressing from Cheryl and Bill Jamison’s new cookbook, Texas Home Cooking (Harvard Common Press). When Thanksgiving is over, try other recipes—both traditional and modern—from the Jamisons’ eminently readable text, which…


Spin Lawyer

Nov 1, 1993 By Tim Fleck

High-powered Houston attorney david Berg dominates the court of public opinion.

Shock TV

Nov 1, 1993 By Audrey Duff

An X-rated safe-sex video imperils public access telivision in Austin.