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Thursday’s Show: Preventing Vaping, Shackling Defendants, And Quixote Nuevo (Jan. 23, 2020)

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: Efforts to curb vaping in Fort Bend County, shackling defendants in federal courts, the issues raised in the film 1917, and Don Quixote is transported to the Texas border.

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: We learn about some recent efforts to curb vaping in Fort Bend County.

Also this hour: If you’re accused of a non-violent offense, should you have to be shackled when you appear in Houston-area federal courts? We talk it over.

Then, we discuss the movie 1917 and some connections to Houston in our monthly film segment, The Bigger Picture.

And we discover what Don Quixote, the Texas border, and Sesame Street all have in common.

 

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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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