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NPR CEO Discusses Priorities for Public Media

Posted on · Craig Cohen talks with NPR CEO Jarl Mohn, who visited Houston last month. He has an extensive background in commercial broadcasting, including creating the E! Entertainment network, and managing MTV. (Rumor has it he had something to do with those music videos going away). But he also has a long history with public broadcasting in […]

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Astrodome at 50 and Jarl Mohn: Thursday’s show (April 9, 2015)

Posted on · The Houston Astrodome officially opened 50 years ago today. Tonight, the event is being commemorated in an event at Carruth Plaza next to the now-vacant Dome. Among those participating: Preservation Houston, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, who over the last year has been trying to sell his concept […]