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Full Show: Political Roundup, And The Future of Johnson Space Center (July 18, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Houston native of Vietnamese descent arrested in Vietnam, the Justice Department is seeking more attorneys anticipating legal battles over border wall, our Political Roundup experts discuss the latest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas, we talk with Mark Geyer, new director of the Johnson Space Center, and discuss its future, and Houston Public Media’s Stories from the Storm, featuring community leaders and everyday Houstonians reflecting on how Harvey changed their lives,

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Houstonian Arrested In Vietnam And Is Being Held For Disturbing Public Order

Posted on · We learn more about a Houstonian who is preparing for trial in Vietnam this week. William Nguyen is a U.S. citizen who faces a criminal charge there after participating in protests. Houston Matters host Craig Cohen talks with California Congressman Alan Lowenthal as he lays out what’s at stake for the Houston native.

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Full Show: Affirmative Action Rescinded, And Millennials (July 17, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We talk with a parent of Santa Fe High School about receiving metal detectors at the school, and News 88.7 Allison Lee checks up on allegations of mistreatment of migrants at the border. We discuss concerns about the relevance and future of affirmative action in college admissions, Millennials talk about what makes their generation unique, then we talk about addiction on college campuses and how students can get help.

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Full Show: The New American Economy, And Stories from the Storm (July 16, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: A Texas firefighters union is urging the City of Baytown to drop its lawsuit, we learn a group called New American Economy released data showing how much Houston's economy is affected by immigrants, and homeowners impacted by Harvey are dropping out of a buyout program, and Houston Public Media’s 'Stories from the Storm', featuring community leaders and everyday Houstonians reflecting on the value of a community in times of need. Then, writer Jeff Balke join Houston Matters for the latest on the developments in Houston Sports.