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.

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True Crime Author Examines the Infamous Texas Stiletto Murder

Posted on · You might recall a rather unusual murder case that made headlines in 2013. University of Houston professor Stefan Andersson was killed with a high-heel, stiletto shoe by his former girlfriend Ana Trujillo. True crime writer Kathryn Casey has written an account of the case called Possessed: The Infamous Texas Stiletto Murder. She tells Houston Matters […]

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Election Interview With DA Candidate Kim Ogg: Wednesday’s Show (October 5, 2016)

Posted on · With the November election fast approaching and early voting around the corner, we have been devoting time these last few weeks to two key races in Harris County for Sheriff and District Attorney, and have offered you a chance to talk directly with candidates vying for your vote. On this edition of Houston Matters, we […]

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Rice President and Grit: Tuesday’s Show (March 17, 2015)

Posted on · David Leebron has been President of Rice University, since 2004. (He’s just the seventh person to hold the post). Under his watch, Rice has seen significant increases in undergraduate enrollment, the launch of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, new residential colleges, new buildings on campus, and visits from important figures ranging from former President […]

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