October 1977

Features

Feature
What’s Red, White, and Blue . . . And Orange All Over?

Sep 30, 1977 By William Martin

The Orange Show’s 75-year-old creator, Jeff McKissack, still goes dancing and is sure he will live to be a hundred. Never heard of the Orange Show? Then you’ve missed a razzle-dazzle piece of American folk art—an amusement park/sideshow that looks like a topless castle designed by a…

Columns

Health
Jennie

Sep 30, 1977 By John Deaton

A child with Down’s syndrome is neither Mongolian nor an idiot.

Miscellany

Reporter

Review
Texas Monthly Review

Sep 30, 1977 By Texas Monthly

A North Texas summer of song and dance; Tarzan discovered in the jungles of Fort Worth; the Musical Brownies reappear; little boxes made of ticky-tacky; and finally more money for the arts.

Reporter
Texas Monthly Reporter

Sep 30, 1977 By Texas Monthly

Gas gushes in Maverick County; Priscilla blushes in Amarillo; Secret Service busts matchbooks; and a blizzard nearly busts Neiman’s.