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The Handbook of Houston: A Free Online Reference on All Things H-Town

Posted on · (Above: Lindsay Scovil is the editor of The Handbook of Houston. Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media)  You’re probably familiar with The Handbook of Texas, a comprehensive reference guide on all things Texas history and culture. It’s published by the Texas State Historical Association. Well, the folks at the TSHA have decided to publish a reference guide […]

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Hidden Worlds of WWI, and Comedian Cheech Marin: Thursday’s Show (April 6, 2017)

Posted on · (Above: The underground dining area of a WWI French soldier, as photographed by Houston doctor Jeff Gusky. Image Courtesy: jeffgusky.com) When we think of the brutal warfare of World War I, we tend to think of the 9 million soldiers and 7 million civilians dead, of infantrymen waging war with guns and grenades, hiding in muddy […]