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Reflections On A Career In Small-Town Politics

Bill Fulton of Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research tells Houston Matters about his book, which is a collection of his writing while serving in small-town politics.

Bill Fulton
Bill Fulton is the director of Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research.

Rice University’s Bill Fulton, director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, used to serve as a city council member in Ventura, Calif., and later as that city’s mayor.

While he was in office, he wrote a blog about the challenges of being an elected official.

Now, he’s collected some of those thoughts in a book called Talk City: A Chronicle of Political Life in an All-American Town.

Fulton talks with Houston Matters host Craig Cohen about his book and what he learned during his time in office.

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