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Wednesday’s Show: Mayoral Candidate Interviews, And Jay Leno (Dec. 4, 2019)

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: We hear highlights from recent conversations with the two candidates in the runoff election for Houston mayor. We learn about a new piece from the Houston Symphony celebrating the history of NASA. And retired Tonight Show host Jay Leno talks about his career.

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Early voting is under way for the Dec. 14 runoff election in the city of Houston. Among the races being decided is the one for Houston mayor. Incumbent Mayor Sylvester Turner is on the ballot against challenger Tony Buzbee. During the lead-up to the general election, we spoke with both Turner and Buzbee, and today we hear some highlights:

Also this hour: Houston Public Media's Catherine Lu talks with the composer-in-residence for the Houston Symphony about his new work celebrating the history of NASA. The symphony will perform its world premiere this weekend:

And Ernie Manouse chats with retired Tonight Show host Jay Leno, who continues to do stand up all over the country, including here in Houston Friday night:

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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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