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D Magazine December 1977

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ARTS WARS

The city’s about to carve the financial pie for the arts, and none of them seems ready to diet.
By David Dillon
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Books MINOR WORKS

What the well-read kid should get for Christmas.
By Charles Matthews
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Books THE BEST GIVER’S LIST

Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder – and in the book on the coffee table.
By Jo Brans
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Investments PENSION PENNIES

What you need to know about do-it-yourself retirement plans.
By Tom Peeler
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Q & A

By D Magazine
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The Consumer CHRISTMAS TURKEYS

Some toys that are no fun.
By Tom Peeler
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The Consumer GEM DANDIES

A buyer’s guide to diamonds.
By Tom Peeler
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The Twelve Days of Christmas

Want to outdo the legendary generosity of the lover in the song? Here’s how . . . if you’ve got at least $32,000 to spare.
By Tim Taylor
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THE WRITER PEOPLE LOVE TO HATE

During the past 30 years, the News’ Dick West has protected a few friends and made a lot of enemies.
By Bill Porterfield
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Travel MEXICO, OUI?

The Club Méditer-ranée’s prepaid package vacations are a new option for travelers south of the border.
By Lindsay Heinsen
Crime

Who’s Behind the Mafia in Dallas?

In 1957, 65 top Mafia bosses were arrested in Apalachin, New York. Among them was Dallasite Joe Civello.
By Jim Atkinson