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Tiffany Thomas, Rita Moreno, & Marvin Zindler’s archives (Oct. 5, 2021)

On Tuesday’s show: City Council Member Tiffany Thomas answers your questions, legendary actress Rita Moreno talks about defying typecasting in her career, and we learn what’s in Marvin Zindler’s archives.



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On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Houston City Council Member Tiffany Thomas answers your questions about issues facing the city.

Also this hour: She's received an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony – despite constant efforts to typecast her. We revisit a 2014 conversation with Rita Moreno, who discusses her career and her work advocating for the arts. The PBS series American Masters profiles Moreno tonight at 8 on Houston Public Media, TV 8.

And we learn about items in an archive at the University of Houston from legendary Houston TV news reporter Marvin Zindler.

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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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