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Full Show: Lessons From Hurricane Alicia, And Celebrating Anett Cobb (Aug. 10, 2018)

On Friday’s Houston Matters: Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke in Houston this morning about the government’s efforts to combat violent crime, we talk with Brandon Rottinghaus for an analysis, we reflect on lessons learned from Hurricane Alicia in 1983. Then, our “non-experts” discuss The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the news. And local musicians celebrate the 100th birthday of Houston jazz legend Arnett Cobb.

On Friday’s Houston Matters: We turn to Party Politics co-host Brandon Rottinghaus for analysis of Attorney General Jeff Sessions visit to Houston to discuss  the federal government targeting so-called sanctuary cities to crack down on violent crime. Sessions spoke in downtown Houston this morning.

We look back at lessons learned from Hurricane Alicia in 1983 in the latest installment of Houston Public Media’s podcast, Hurricane Season.

Also this hour: From a fight over a Twitter handle, to watching movies on a Houston rooftop, our rotating panel of “non-experts” discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week’s news.

And local musicians celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Houston jazz legend Arnett Cobb.

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

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