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Tuesday’s Show: Bill King Candidate Interview, And Vietgone (Oct. 15, 2019)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Some new developments in local transportation issues, mayoral candidate Bill King, a play about the Vietnamese immigrant experience, and a new children’s book designed to help kids and adults better communicate.

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: We get some updates on some recent developments in Houston transportation, from improvements to hike and bike trails, to METRO adding Wi-Fi for riders.

Also this hour: Mayoral candidate Bill King discusses his stance on the issues and answers listener questions.

Then, we learn about The Alley Theatre’s production of Vietgone, The play follows two Vietnamese immigrants in America after the fall of Saigon. It bends the typical "boy meets girl" story and is also told using hip-hop and rap.

And a new children’s book is designed to support the lines of communication between kids and adults.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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