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Texas Standard: September 11, 2020

A prescription for Coronavirus relief? Congress hasn’t come up with it, and there’s a major political price that could be paid in Texas, too. Less than two months till election day and the message from constituents: we need relief from the economic effects of the pandemic. Politicians on both sides of the aisle say they…

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How Do Musicians Make The Cut For The Austin City Limits TV Series?

Go behind the scenes at KLRU’s Austin City Limits TV show to find out how they pick their artists — how little they get paid. MORE HERE.

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Texas Standard: June 29, 2018

Should immigration and customs enforcement be dissolved? It’s not just democratic socialists asking, it’s some of the agents themselves, we’ll explore. Also grumblings south of the border as Mexico prepares to go to the polls and pick a new president. And polls point to a victory for a man described as a Trump of the…

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V&B – Postcards From the Great Divide

Taking a quote from former US speaker of the house Tip O’Neil, we ask if “all politics is local” why were pollsters, politicians, analysts, pundits, and practically everyone surprised by the election of Donald Trump? What part was not understood? The “politics” or the “local”? Here with me to screen parts of the PBS series…

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The Legacy of Bob Ray Sanders (Ep. 36, 2015)

A conversation with Bob Ray Sanders, retired Associate Editor and Senior Columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, about his four-decade career in journalism.

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Green Room: Moyers on Family and Addiction

When PBS journalist Bill Moyers suffered a relapse of a heart condition, everyone wished him a speedy recovery. When his son suffered an addiction relapse, people weren’t so generous–to put it mildly. In this candid conversation with the Moyers’ family, we hear a stirring account of how the disease of addiction affects loved ones, and…

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