Houston Matters

Full Show: Kavanaugh Vote and the Election, and Women In Houston History (Oct. 5, 2018)

On Friday’s Houston Matters: We discuss what possible impact Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination could have on the November election. We learn about influential women in Houston history. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news. And we learn about a book chronicling Houston’s rap scene.

On Friday’s Houston Matters: Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn are among those voting today on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. It comes a day after an FBI report on allegations of sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh. We consider whether today’s vote — and the contentious debate over his nomination — could influence Greater Houston voters heading into the midterm election.

Also this hour: We learn about influential women from Houston’s history ahead of a conference from The Houston History Alliance. Then, our rotating panel of “non-experts” breaks down The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week’s news.

And writer Lance Scott Walker talks about his books on Houston rap.

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