September 1988


A Legacy of Evil

Aug 31, 1988 By Mimi Swartz

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.

Posed for Posterity

Aug 31, 1988 By Texas Monthly

The portraits of a long-forgotten studio photographer yield images of dignity in a small Texas town.


Classical Music
When Words Collide

Aug 31, 1988 By Chester Rosson

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.

Against All Odds

Jan 20, 2013 By lisawilson

When the doctor told me my third child had Down’s Syndrome, I knew that my life had changed forever.


State Secrets
State Secrets

Aug 31, 1988 By Paul Burka

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

Roar of the Crowd
Roar of the Crowd

Aug 31, 1988 By Texas Monthly

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


Texas Monthly Reporter

Aug 31, 1988 By Joe Nick Patoski

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.