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Full Show: Texas Killing Fields Victims Identified, And The Zimmerman Telegram (April 15, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Two victims from the so-called "Texas Killing Fields" are identified. Yo-Yo Ma plays on the border. Galveston's connection to an infamous WWI telegram. Answers to your pet care questions. And an update on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Post-Election Analysis, And Houston’s Best Vegetarian And Vegan Food (Nov. 7, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Our political analysts break down the results from Election Day. Then, Ben Reiter discusses his book, Astroball. Plus, local food writers talk about their favorite places to get vegetarian and vegan cuisine. And we learn about some postcards from a soldier fighting World War I and their connection to Houston.

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The Great War: Lessons from the Camp Logan Riots Still Echo Today

Posted on · (Above: Headlines from the Houston Press following the 1917 Camp Logan Riots. Image Courtesy: Texas State Historical Association) This week (April 10-12, 2017), Houston Public Media TV 8 is airing The Great War, a three-part documentary on World War I from the series American Experience. The film coincides with the 100th anniversary of America entering the […]

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Syrian Perspectives from Houston, and W.G. Jones State Forest: Tuesday’s Show (April 11, 2017)

Posted on · (Above: Syrian residents of Khan Shaykhun hold signs and pictures on Friday during a protest condemning a suspected chemical weapons attack on their town earlier this week. Photo: Getty Images) Last week’s chemical attack in Syria and the U.S. military response remind us of the violence Syrian people have lived with for years. It seems […]

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Houston Photographer Captures Hidden Worlds From World War I

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 […]

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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 […]