Ruth Robertson in front of Angel Falls in 1949

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How Ruth Robertson’s expedition to the world’s tallest waterfall succeeded when many men failed

Posted on · The story of the photographer, who spent her later years in the Houston area, and her historic 1949 expedition is told in "Angel Falls," a new historical fiction novel from writer Kathryn Casey.

Houston Matters Show Post 2019

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Thursday’s Show: Examining The STAAR Test, And Houston’s Best New Restaurants (Dec. 5, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: The results from a state-ordered study of this year’s STAAR exams, the best new restaurants of 2019, how human exploration has changed civilization, and local fashion designer Alan Gonzalez discusses his appearance on the new season of Project Runway.


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What Are All The Oil and Gas Workers in Houston Actually Doing?

Posted on · We hear talk all the time about how the oil and gas industry is booming, and people are moving here for “oil and gas jobs.” But just what are those jobs? Are they in the oil fields? Engineers and analysts in offices? We discuss with Dave Fehling, Houston Public Media’s State Impact Reporter for Energy […]

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