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Almanac, Episode 518
Date
1993-01-14
Main contributor
KUHT-TV (Television station)
Summary
Patricia Gras discusses opportunities for local Houston businesses in Hungary after the collapse of the Soviet Union with Bela Ugrin, an educational television producer, Peter Kurz, Financial Consultant for Hungary's State Privatization Agency, and William Cathriner, President of Continental Corporation. Includes report on Hungarian trade delegation hosted in Houston by the Greater Houston Partnership, and Houston companies doing business with Hungary. Second segment addresses the Harris County Attorney's Office's plans to convert an illegal dump into a proposed San Jacinto River Wetlands Park. Gras interviews Terry O'Rourke, Senior Assistant County Attorney. Includes report on Harris County Attorney's Office's plan to take an illegal dump site into eminent domain, and its use of county prisoners to clear the site. Includes a tribute by Sue Davis to John Davenport of Channel 8.
Contributors
Davis, Sue; Torres Burd, Patricia; Gras, Patricia
Genre
television programs
Subjects
Urgin, Bela; Kurz, Peter; Cathriner, William; O'Rourke, Terry B.; Davenport, John; Public television
Location
Hungary
Collection
KUHT Film and Video
Unit
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
Language
English
Terms of Use
["In Copyright"]
Physical Description
00:26:51
Notes

This item is from an archival collection and may contain content which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

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).

Other Identifiers
Other: ID 1997-006a, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/11972; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm2491fj856; Digital Object: https://id.lib.uh.edu/ark:/84475/do3276f268r