September 1978

Features

Feature
The Sons of the Pioneers

Aug 31, 1978 By Richard West

Miles from their nearest neighbors, beset by drought, debt, insects, and government, Panhandle farmers gamble everything to keep alive a tradition they can’t abandon.

Columns

Science
Laser Days

Aug 31, 1978 By John Bloom

Lasers have been heralded as the greatest discovery since the computer, but they may be hazardous to your health.

Miscellany

Reporter

Reporter
Texas Monthly Reporter

Aug 31, 1978 By John Bloom

Welcoming danger with open arms, horse trading over tax relief, picking juries by their faces, and searching after the perfect twirl.