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Immigrant voters in Texas, and how a book sparked the environmental movement of the ’60s (Nov. 4, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Statistics show immigrant voters now represent 11 percent of the electorate in Texas. We discuss how the electorate has changed in the state in the last decade. And Douglas Brinkley explains how one book helped spark the environmental movement of the 1960s and 70s.

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Reflecting on JFK’s moon speech in Houston, 60 years later (Sept. 12, 2022)

Posted on · On Monday's show: We visit an event bringing Houston startups together with venture capitalists. Then, on its 60th anniversary, we reflect on John F. Kennedy's historic speech declaring the nation's intention to land on the moon. And a local veterinarian answers your questions.

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Full Show: The Affordable Care Act’s Uncertain Future, And The James Beard Awards Snub Houston (March 27, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Texans continue to seek health insurance through the Affordable Care Act despite its uncertain future. The James Beard Awards snub Houston. We discuss the latest political news. We reflect on the political motivations that took us to the moon. And we meet the first woman dean of engineering at Prairie View A&M.