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…

Feature
Lone Stars

Sep 30, 1977 By Pat Berry

You’ve met the stars of stage and screen. Now meet the stars of Texas.

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.