October 1981

Features

I Have a Scheme

Sep 30, 1981 By Harry Hurt III

Andrew Jefferson was on his way up in the judicial system. Larry Cager was a rising star in the Houston Area Urban League. Together they were giving the city’s black population the leadership it had always needed. And then along came trouble.

Losing Big

Sep 30, 1981 By Paul Burka

Everybody knows the story about the young Texan who goes into business, works hard, and makes millions. But what happens when his luck runs out?

Throw It to Me!

Sep 30, 1981 By Jan Reid

Drew Pearson, Tony Hill, and Butch Johnson are wide receivers for the Dallas Cowboys - in other words, they’re artists, egomaniacs, fierce competitors, and the heart of the team.

City of Destiny

Sep 30, 1981 By Jan Morris

An antinuclear neutralist, animal liberationist, Welsh nationalist, aspirant anarchist - and consummate travel writer - spends five full days in Houston, Texas.

Columns

Waste Makes Money

Sep 30, 1981 By John Bloom

In With No Fear of Failure you’ll learn how you, too, can turn rags into riches. Daddy’s Girl knows Southern discomfort. Petroleum Politics and the Texas Railroad Commission is the history of our own little OPEC.

Miscellany

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