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National Magazine Award Winner |
November 20, 1977

The Last Frontier

The pioneers who came to tame the West met their match in the land of Giant.

Web Exclusive |
December 31, 1969

Texana Ranger

Digging Texas Outlaws Wild West outlaws died young and left good looking corpses, but is that any reason to keep digging them up? It’s a craze in the name of “historical” curiosity that has seen the supposedly-final resting places of guys like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Jesse James,…

The Culture |
December 31, 1969

Appetite for Destruction

Rivers of fire. Gnashing metal claws. Burning buildings. Army surplus rocket engines and abstract mechanical dinosaurs. Lumbering steel insects armed with flamethrowers and rotating cow skulls. A capacity crowd of 5,000 Texans packed Longhorn Speedway to witness the spectacle—a chaotic evening of well-managed explosions, choreographed pyromania and all-purpose destruction—courtesy…