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Texas Standard: August 20, 2020

A very different political convention for an unprecedented time in the US. But has this weeks big political event moved the needle in the Lone Star State? As the democratic national convention moves into its final night, a look at the role of Texas. Or the relative lack thereof, and whether the event could change…

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Texas Standard: May 30, 2017

Out with a scuffle: the final hours of the regular Texas legislative session marked with protests and threats. We’ll break it down. Also in legislative news we’ll take a look back at the session and evaluate how lawmakers did when it came to measures affecting children. Plus, is Texas still running the type of open,…

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Oscar Pettiford (1.31.16)

In this edition of Liner Notes, Rabbi and jazz historian Neil Blumofe talks about the life and legacy of bassist, cellist, and composer Oscar Pettiford.

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