Posted on · In her book, Texas Jailhouse Music, Caroline Gnagy tells the stories of musicians inside Texas prisons in the 1920s and 1930s.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We discuss the controversial vote that would repeal net neutrality. We learn about the forgotten musical performers of the Texas prison system. And the cast of Ask This Old House recently came to Houston to work on homes affected by Harvey.
Posted on · Many incarcerated Texas inmates in the 1920s and 1930s learned musical instruments and performed in musical groups as a part of a prison rehabilitation program. They were behind bars in places like Huntsville, Brazoria and Sugar Land, but their music was often heard around the county on a radio show called Thirty Minutes Behind the […]
Posted on · We continue our exploration of criminal justice in Harris County on this edition of Houston Matters, with the help of two guests: District Attorney Devon Anderson and Chief Public Defender Alex Bunin. First, Edel Howlin asks Bunin about some of the changes he’d like to see in our criminal justice system. Then, we welcome DA […]