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Thursday’s Show: Special Ed Investigation, Sesame Street At 50, And The Bush Sisters (Nov. 14, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: An investigation into how special education services are doled out to Texas students, a conversation with the puppeteer behind the character Rosita on Sesame Street, former First Daughters Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush talk about their new children’s book, and the hosts of The Greatest Generation podcast talking about turning a reluctant love of Star Trek into a career.

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Full Show: Generational Differences Among Texas Voters, And The China Trade War’s Affect On Houston (May 21, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: A new study explores what Texas voters think about some key issues. We examine how the trade war with China might affect Houston. Area scientists discuss how Star Trek influenced Space City. And we talk with Nora McInerny, host of the podcast Terrible, Thanks for Asking.

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50 Years Later: How Star Trek Has Influenced Space City

Posted on · Houston Matters discusses the legacy and impact of Star Trek on Greater Houston with Matt Abbott, flight director at Johnson Space Center, and Dr. Dorit Donoviel, deputy chief scientist with the National Space Biomedical Research Institute.

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Full Show: Government Shutdown Update, And How Star Trek Shaped Space City (Jan. 22, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We bring you the latest on the government shutdown. We discuss how Star Trek has affected Space City. We learn about an exhibit honoring children who lost their lives in the Holocaust. And we break down the latest developments in Houston sports.

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50 Years Later: How Star Trek Has Influenced Space City

Posted on · Houston Matters discusses the legacy and impact of Star Trek on Greater Houston with Matt Abbott, flight director at Johnson Space Center, and Dr. Dorit Donoviel, deputy chief scientist with the National Space Biomedical Research Institute.

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Star Trek’s Impact on Space City: Thursday’s Show (September 8, 2016)

Posted on · Fifty years ago today, on Sept. 8, 1966, Star Trek debuted on American television. The original television series lasted just three seasons, but a legion of fans kept Trek culture alive for a decade, leading to a series of films, which spawned a new TV series, which led to three additional series, and more movies, […]

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Day of Music Showcases the Wide Range of Sounds in H-Town

Posted on · This Saturday, July 12, is the second Day of Music festival from the Houston Symphony. The free event showcases the diverse range of music found in Houston with performances from more than two dozen artists from genres ranging from salsa to jazz. Steve Wenig, Director of Community Partnerships at the Houston Symphony, joins us to preview […]