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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.

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Full Show: Census Data On Texas Growth, And The Year In Education (Dec. 21, 2017)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We examine new census data and what it says about Texas. We look back at the year in education. We learn about the life of playwright Lorraine Hansberry, who wrote 'A Raisin in the Sun.' And we hear a performance from Houston-based Indie rock band Vodi.

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Documentary Shares Perspectives of Those Who’d Be Affected By a Border Wall

Posted on · Behind all the rhetoric and political discourse about President Trump’s proposed wall along the US-Mexico Border are real people who would be affected by it – border patrol agents, ranchers and undocumented immigrants. A new documentary called Beyond the Wall aims to put viewers in the shoes of those people as it explores the complex […]

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Investigators Think They Know Who Killed Eleven Girls Around Galveston in the 1970s

Posted on · In the 1970s, in and around Galveston, teenage girls started going missing – sometimes in pairs. Many of their bodies would turn up in swamps, marshes and bodies of water in places like Clear Lake and Texas City. Those murders — along with a cluster of others over the years along Interstate 45 between Houston […]

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Deli Man: Ziggy Gruber Talks About the Art of Delicatessens

Posted on · The documentary Deli Man tells the story of the American delicatessen, largely through a Houston guide – Ziggy Gruber, a third-generation deli man, and the owner and operator of Kenny and Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen. In February 2015, Craig Cohen sat down with Ziggy Gruber at Kenny & Ziggy’s to talk about the state of […]