Almanac, Episode 418

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In the first segment, J. D. Houston and Patricia Gras discuss the upcoming special legislative session called to redraw district boundaries with Ken Bentsen Jr., Chair of the Harris County Democratic Party, and Gayle West, Vice Chair of the Republican Party of Texas. Second segment focuses on panhandling in Houston. Houston and Gras interview Houston City Councilmember, Eleanor Tinsley, and Sally Shipman, Executive Director of the Coalition for the Homeless in Houston and Harris County. Third segment addresses nutrition needs for children of low-income families, and Kid Care, a nonprofit organization that delivers meals to preschool children. Gras interviews Carol Porter, founder of Kid Care, Dr. Steve Abrams, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine, and Dr. Virginia A. Moyer, Director of General Pediatrics at LBJ Hospital. Fourth segment looks at Houston Community College's new Eastside Campus. Houston interviews Houston Community College (HCC) Chancellor, Dr. Charles Green, and Dr. Sylvia Ramos, President of HCC-Southeast. Episode includes commentary from Dr. Jeffrey R. Starke on whether or not we value children. 
Davis, Sue; Torres Burd, Patricia; Houston, J. D.; Gras, Patricia
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Bentsen, Ken, Jr.; West, Gayle; Tinsley, Eleanor; Shipman, Sally; Porter, Carol; Abrams, Steve; Moyer, Virginia A.; Green, Charles; Ramos, Sylvia; Starke, Jeffrey R.; Begging; Houston Community College System; Public television
KUHT Film and Video
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
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Digitization and access for this item is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and Texas State Library and Archives Commission (2017).
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Other: ID 1997-006a, AV Shelving; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm8259c7381
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