September 1988 Issue

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A Legacy of Evil

In the town George Parr once dominated, a nineteen-year-old mother was gang-raped by her neighbors. In the aftermath of the crime, the old horrors of San Diego have surfaced anew.



Classical Music

When Words Collide

At the opera house back on Earth, music sometimes overwhelms sense. But out on Planet 8 you couldn’t hear the music for the words.



Texas Monthly Reporter

Channel 5 in Fort Worth hits forty; Elvis fever hits Waco; a would-be DA hits a snag in Raymondville; and Hangs Book is a hit with fishermen.


Roar of the Crowd

Roar of the Crowd

Getting more bang for the buck; remembering a muddy, moody river; banking on Texas; sharing a Texas tradition.

State Secrets

State Secrets

The Air Force takes over Big Bend; NCNB takes over First Republic; Dukakis takes over Bentsen; and who wil take an empty Senate seat?

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