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Almanac, Episode 248
Date
1990-08-10
Main contributor
KUHT-TV (Television station)
Summary
Garvin Berry provides commentary on the misuse of language by government officials to benefit themselves. First segment discusses Houston's school district budget and proposed property tax increase with H.I.S.D. school trustee for District 5, Don McAdams and H.I.S.D. school trustee for District 9, Rod Paige. Second segment discusses Iraq's invasion of Kuwait and how it affects oil and gasoline prices for the state of texas consumers with John Dosher, Senior Vice President of the Pace Consultants, Inc., Laura Brubaker Calkins with Houston Business Journal, and Glenn Nilsson, Executive Director of Lone Star Service Stations Assoc. Third segment discusses long term effects for children born addicted to drugs or alcohol with Dr. Marta Lifschitz, Director of Maternal Medications Clinic at Ben Taub Hospital and Dr. Geraldine WIlson, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. Fourth segment discusses the redevelopment of "Old Market Square" on Buffalo Bayou with Executive Director of Downtown Houston Association, Minnette Boesel, and Guy Hagstette of Team HOU Architects.
Contributors
Ryan, Pat; Weiss, Jeffrey; Houston, J. D.; Bowser, Betty Ann
Genre
television programs
Subjects
Berry, Garvin; McAdams, Don; Paige, Rod; Dosher, John R.; Brubaker Calkins, Laurel; Nilsson, Glenn; Lifschitz, Marta; Wilson, Geraldine; Boesel, Minnette; Hagstette, Guy; Public television
Collection
KUHT Film and Video
Unit
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
Language
English
Terms of Use
["In Copyright"]
Physical Description
00:56:54
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/11870; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm66214p54b; Digital Object: https://id.lib.uh.edu/ark:/84475/do0989r232c