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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Eating Out For Thanksgiving (Nov. 1, 2017)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We discuss the latest political news with an eye for how it all might affect Houston and Texas. Then, local food writers discuss where to eat out on Thanksgiving Day. And Alexandra Zapruder discusses her family's connection to the Kennedy assassination.

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How the Zapruder Film Changed One Family — and the Nation

Posted on · The idea of citizen journalism is fairly familiar these days. We're used to seeing video footage on the news shot by someone with a smartphone. But one of the first, prominent such instances is the Zapruder film — 26 seconds of footage a bystander named Abraham Zapruder took of the assassination of President John F. […]

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Houston’s Place in the Global Economy, and Nursing Shortage Update: Monday’s Show (May 22, 2017)

Posted on · We often hear that Houston is a global city – but what does that mean? The term might be used to describe our area's much-touted cultural diversity. But it could also be used to describe the region's role as an international economic engine. To see just where Houston stacked up on the latter front, researchers […]