October 1987 Issue

The Double Life of Finis Crutchfield
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The Double Life of Finis Crutchfield

The bishop denied until the end that he got AIDS from homosexual contact. But the furor that resulted from his death has opened the door on his life as a gay man.



Novel Approach

Three novelists discover that a Texas connection need not be a tie that binds.


State Secrets

State Secrets

What’s black and white and kenaf all over? EDS finds gold in California politics; Texas banks show no mercy for S&Ls; the Fort Worth City Council feels neglected



Texas Monthly Reporter

Cities in search of salvation; the new White House (as in Mark); the art of double-Daryled potshots; chile time in El Paso; chile relleno time in Houston.

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