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Houstonian Arrested In Vietnam And Is Being Held For Disturbing Public Order

Posted on · We learn more about a Houstonian who is preparing for trial in Vietnam this week. William Nguyen is a U.S. citizen who faces a criminal charge there after participating in protests. Houston Matters host Craig Cohen talks with California Congressman Alan Lowenthal as he lays out what’s at stake for the Houston native.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, And The Future of Johnson Space Center (July 18, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Houston native of Vietnamese descent arrested in Vietnam, the Justice Department is seeking more attorneys anticipating legal battles over border wall, our Political Roundup experts discuss the latest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas, we talk with Mark Geyer, new director of the Johnson Space Center, and discuss its future, and Houston Public Media’s Stories from the Storm, featuring community leaders and everyday Houstonians reflecting on how Harvey changed their lives,

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How One Bloody Battle Turned Americans Against The Vietnam War

Posted on · In 1968, the capture of the Vietnamese city of Hue by communist forces -- and the bloody battle to take it back -- not only changed the course of the Vietnam War, it also changed how Americans back home viewed the conflict -- and their government. Author Mark Bowden tells the story in his latest book.