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Warning, May Cause Tears: Veterans & Families Perform Stories of Military Service

Posted on · The Telling Project was founded in 2008 by writer, director and producer Jonathon Wei. Wei uses theater to allow veterans and their families to tell their stories, to deepen the public’s understanding of the military veteran experience and to foster an easier transition back to civilian life. Houston Matters producer Edel Howlin reports on one Telling Project […]

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Judges and Party Affiliation: Friday’s Show (March 25, 2016)

Posted on · Across the country, you’ll find different systems in place for naming and retaining judges. In some states, judges are named by the executive branch and approved or rejected by the legislature. In others, judges are named and then face “retention elections” at regular intervals when voters can choose to retain or dismiss the judge. Here […]