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What overturning Roe v. Wade signals about politics and the judiciary (June 27, 2022)

On Monday’s show: We discuss what last week’s Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade signals about politics and the judiciary beyond abortion. Then, we learn about the challenges young people face when dealing with mental illness. And we get an update on Houston sports.

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On Monday’s show: What last week's Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade signals about politics and the judiciary beyond abortion, here in Texas, and across the nation.

Also this hour: We talk about the resources available for young people dealing with mental illness in Greater Houston. The conversation is in conjunction with the new two-part PBS film from Ken Burns, Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness, which airs tonight and Tuesday night at 8 on Houston Public Media TV 8.

And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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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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