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Full Show: Tent Cities For Migrant Children, And Our Weekly Political Roundup (June 13, 2018)

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: We learn how tent cities could be used to shelter unaccompanied migrant children. Then, our experts discuss the latest political stories. We remember the roll the Turtle Bayou Resolutions played in Texas history. And we meet some boating enthusiasts in Greater Houston.


On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Some Texas military bases could soon be sites for tent cities to shelter unaccompanied migrant children. A new report says the Trump administration is considering that as a possibility as shelters fill up with children who've been separated from their parents. We learn more from Franco Ordonez, the McClatchy reporter who broke the story.

From the historic summit between Pres. Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, to the latest primary elections in several states, our experts discuss the latest global, national, state, and local political stories.

Also this hour: On this date in 1832, a four-page document called the Turtle Bayou Resolutions was signed. It was a statement of rebellion, an airing of grievances between Anglo-American Texas colonists opposed to the rule of the Mexican commander. We learn what led to the documents, which established some of the key players in the more famous events that followed.

And, as the Houston Summer Boat Show gets underway, we meet some boating enthusiasts and discuss the boating industry's boom in recent years.

WATCH: Today's Houston Matters 360-Degree Facebook Live Video.

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