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Why Are There So Few Homes With Basements Around Austin?

Basements are common in other parts of the country. So why not here? Is it the rock? The flooding? Nope.

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Texas Standard: April 14, 2016

A Texas high school student wears blackface to a party. From the high school there’s silence, until it becomes national news. We’ll explore. Also there’s a coal mine in south Texas. Environmentalists have fought it for years, unsuccessfully…but now, Native Americans are stepping in. We’ll hear why. And a first of its kind statewide hotline…

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