A civil rights summit in Austin celebrates the true legacy of the Johnson administration.
Tucked away somewhere in the fragmented patchwork of Hanoi sits an unassuming little café, an oasis for chocolate lovers, thanks to one Houston woman’s dream.
In his sixth novel, Names on a Map, Benjamin Alire Saenz writes about America’s hypercharged Vietnam era with the stoic calm that you might expect from a former priest (which he is). The war has crossed the Pacific to visit the Espejo family in their El Paso home:
Baytown wunderkind. Officer in Vietnam. Founding editor of this magazine. A-list screen writer. With a resume this stellar, you'd think he'd be satisfied. Not even close.
Pity the poor Vietnamese: so far from home, so close to Beaumont.