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Houston Matters for Wed., Sept. 11, 2013

On this edition of Houston Matters, we offer Houstonians an opportunity to share thoughts about a possible U.S. response in Syria. We also learn more about the situation there, and why it’s important to us here in Houston, as we talk with Edward Djerejian, former U.S. Ambassador to both Syria and Israel, and founding director of the […]

On this edition of Houston Matters, we offer Houstonians an opportunity to share thoughts about a possible U.S. response in Syria. We also learn more about the situation there, and why it’s important to us here in Houston, as we talk with Edward Djerejian, former U.S. Ambassador to both Syria and Israel, and founding director of the James A. Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University. He’s an expert in foreign policy and security matters, and his career in the U.S. Foreign Service spanned eight administrations.

Also: From Kay Bailey Hutchison to Ann Richards and beyond, women have played significant roles in politics in Houston and Texas. We talk with the President of EMILY’s List about the future of women in politics.

And: we celebrate the now Naismith Hall of Fame career of legendary University of Houston basketball coach Guy V. Lewis.

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