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Thursday’s Houston Matters: Going Back To School, And Masks And Politics (July 16, 2020)

On Thursday’s show: How students will be going back to school this year, why there are such strong political divides in public health, and talking with an area author about her new book.


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On Thursday’s Houston Matters: We look at how local school districts plan to reopen in the fall with Jacob Carpenter from the Houston Chronicle.

Also this hour: We delve into the politics of public health and science with Helen Valier and Kirk Watson from the University of Houston.

Plus: An interview with author Katherine Center about her latest novel, What You Wish For, which is set on Galveston Island.

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Joshua Zinn

Joshua Zinn

Producer, Houston Matters

Joshua is a producer for Houston Matters on News 88.7 as well as the host of Encore Houston on HPM Classical. He joined Houston Public Media as a radio intern in 2014 and became a full-time announcer the following year. Now he prepares segments and occasionally records interviews for Houston...

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