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Bringing In More Nurses And Other COVID-19 News (Aug. 25, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The latest on COVID-19 from the head of St. Luke’s Health, our weekly political roundup, how Southern Blacks fared in Texas during Reconstruction and under Jim Crow, and how local concert venues and musicians are dealing with the COVID-19 surge.

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Annette Gordon-Reed On The History And Meaning Of Juneteenth (June 17, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We get the latest on the sweltering weather and the potential this weekend for a weather disturbance in the gulf, and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed discusses her book On Juneteenth.

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State Rep. Gene Wu Addresses Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans (March 23, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: The latest on sexual assault allegations against Deshaun Watson, State Rep. Gene Wu answers your questions, we reflect on the women of the Bush family, and how music venues are returning to staging concerts.

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One Year Later: How The Pandemic Has Reshaped Society (March 11, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: A review of renters' rights in the wake of February's freeze, and, one year in, we reflect on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected society -- from working from home, to virtual classrooms, to mask-wearing.