September 1975 Issue


Mexico: An Introduction

Four hundred and fifty years ago Texas was claimed for Spain by an adventurer who was washed ashore, naked and starving, on the beach at Galveston. Cabeza de Vaca was promptly made a slave by the vile, cannibalistic, and otherwise inhospitable Karankawa Indians. For the next 300 years (more than





The Music Man

If James Dick has his way, the notes struck at Round Top will echo around the world.

Dining In

The Wok Ethic

If you’ve ever wondered why your Chinese friend says “chop-chop,” look to the kitchen.

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