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D Magazine March 1987

1987 FOREIGH AUTO GUIDE

An English translation of the foreign intrigue coming soon to a dealer near you
By Preston Lerner

BRUSH FIGHTING

A report from the front lines of automotive cleanliness
By Liz Logan

BUSINESS Interstate Banking: Fable and Reality

Since the new banking laws took effect January 1, Texas banks have been waiting for their princes to come. And waiting…
By Sally Giddens

CITYSCOPE

By KIT BAUMAN

EATING AROUND TAKING IT EASY AT THE CHAISE LOUNGE

Also: Uncle Julio’s and Manuel
By Liz Logan

EDITOR’S PAGE

When it comes to the war on crime, the mayoral candidates have differing battle strategies
By Ruth Miller Fitzgibbons

EDUCATION Separate Minds, Equal Education?

More than half of Dallas’s minority students are failing miserably in public schools. At least one DISD board member says the reason lies in the different learning patterns of inner-city children.
By Jane Albritton

FISH STORY

Why you should bring home more miracles of the deep
By D Magazine

FROM THE COAST

By D Magazine

HIP TO BE SVELTE

The return of the girdle
By D Magazine

LETTERS

By D Magazine

PARTING SHOT

The $500,000 Question: who will be our next mayor?
By Chris Tucker

SHOESHINE, SHOESHINE

And I’ll do your right shoe for free
By Bradley H. Smith

SMART MOVES

WHAT YOU SHOULD CONSIDER BEFORE MAKING YOUR LARGEST PERSONAL TAX INVESTMENT
By D Magazine

SPORTS The Hustler

Meet deadly Dick Martin, the scourge of the amateur golf circuit – and hold on to your wallet
By Russ Pate

The Accommodation

Racial violence didn’t erupt here in the Sixties. But a decade before, black families were firebombed while they lay sleeping in their homes. Here is an account of a shameful-and virtually ignored-chapter in Dallas history.
By JIM SCHUTZE

THE CITY COUNCIL RACES

Why are these people smiling? Do they think they have your vote?
By S.G.

THE MAYOR’S RACE

Well heeled, well connected, and well… one of them will be mayor.
By Sally Giddens

UNIFORM DRESSING

Sandra Garratt outfits Dallasites for urban combat
By L.L.

WELCOME TO THE ANARCHY HOTEL

Old punks never die. They just look that way.
By S.H.

WHICH WILL IT BE? THE TRADS OR THE PADS

The city elections on April 4 will mark a turning point for local government. Your vote will decide which of the council factions
will have the critical Sixth Vote.
By KIT BAUMAN

WILD THINGS

Underground in Deep Ellum, a generation of kids searches for identity. Are they part of a new counterculture? Or are they rebels without a cause?
By Skip Hollandsworth

WOMEN’S HEALTH

By Mary Candace Evans