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Full Show: Putting Faces On Skulls From San Jacinto, And Explaining Texas To Outsiders (April 30, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Parents and advocates are calling on HISD to sue the state. Plus: A forensic artist brings to life the faces of soldiers lost at San Jacinto. Lawrence Wright talks about his book, God Save Texas. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Forensic Sketch Artist Understands Victims’ Desire for Justice

Posted on · Houston Police Department forensic artist Lois Gibson has been drawing criminals’ faces for 33 years. In 2004, the Guinness Book of World Records recognized her work as the record holder for “most criminals positively identified due to the composites of one artist.” She admits other forensic artists probably have a higher record, but she’s the […]

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Marty McVey Mayoral Candidate Interview: Tuesday’s Show (August 25, 2015)

Posted on · On Tuesdays through Sept. 22, 2015, on Houston Matters we’re offering you a chance to speak directly with the major candidates running to be the next mayor of the city of Houston. We continue on this edition with Houston area businessman Marty McVey.  In 2011, the private equity investor was appointed by the Obama administration to serve […]