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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Lessons From Hurricane Carla (Aug. 8, 2018)

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: We discuss the latest political stories. We look back at lessons learned from Hurricane Carla in 1961. And Richard Rhodes discusses his book, Energy: A Human History.


On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: From the latest on Paul Manafort’s trial, to Pres. Trump’s latest tweets related to Russia, our experts discuss the latest national, state, and local political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.

Also this hour: We look back at lessons learned from Hurricane Carla in 1961 in the latest installment of Houston Public Media's new podcast, Hurricane Season.

And writer Richard Rhodes pores through history for examples of how humanity has weathered transitions from one form of energy to another for his latest book, Energy: A Human History.

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