Houston Matters

Full Show: The Shutdown’s Effect On Airports, And Harvey Recovery Centers Opening (Jan. 14, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The government shutdown causes a security checkpoint to close at Bush Intercontinental Airport. The City of Houston is opening four Harvey recovery centers. A new book calls into question America’s approach to working for the release of kidnapped journalists. A documentary details the role nutria have come to play in Gulf Coast culture. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Full Show: National Day of Mourning, And Political Roundup (Dec. 5, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Our political experts share their memories of former Pres. George H.W. Bush and break down the latest political stories. Then, local food writers discuss what restaurants to take visitors to during the holidays. And a new film documents the resurgence of hate groups.

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Full Show: Madeleine Albright On Bipartisanship, And Remembering Filmmaker James Blue (Nov. 8, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: After losing his re-election bid, a judge releases many of the juvenile defendants who had cases before him. Then, former Sec. of State Madeleine Albright discusses the need for bipartisanship in foreign policy. Plus, a new documentary tells the story of Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker James Blue, who spent much of his career in Houston. And a new performance explores the impact of Houston’s drag scene on the LGBT rights movement.

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13 Hours To Midnight: A Documentary Reflecting On Wendy Davis’ Abortion Filibuster

Posted on · Former state Sen. Wendy Davis' 2013 filibuster of anti-abortion legislation was an unforgettable event for lawmakers and political observers on both sides of the aisle. Five years later, listen in as key players in the debate reflect on their longest night.