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Full Show: VP Pence Visits Houston, And Contributions Of Houston’s Sicilian Immigrants (April 5, 2019)

On Friday’s Houston Matters: Vice President Mike Pence visit Houston. Sicilian immigrant contributions to Texas and Houston. Our latest installment of The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. And screenwriter and author Josh Frank.

On Friday’s Houston Matters: Vice President Mike Pence will meet with homeland security and border officials during his visit to Houston today. News 88.7’s Elizabeth Trovall is covering the visit, and joins us with details.

Also this hour: We learn about the contributions of Sicilian immigrants to Houston history and culture ahead of a walking tour of a neighborhood where many settled.

Plus, When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to a rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of it all. 

Then, author Josh Frank, talks about his love of the Marx brothers and his journey through the history of the film that never was.

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