Almanac, Episode 407

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KUHT-TV (Television station)
The first segment is an interview with mayoral candidate Willie Mae Reid, a refinery worker who is running as a member of the Socialist Party. The second segment is a discussion with Leonel Castillo, President of the Houston International University and Morris Graves, the Associate Director of African American Studies at the University of Houston, about race and politics in Houston. The third segment is a report from Sue Davis on guns in Houston. Footage includes interviews with John Maggio of the Fondren Pawn Shop, and Officer Ed Griffin of the Houston Police Dept. Patricia Gras speaks about crime and guns in Houston with Dr. Bob Kendrick of the Continuing Education Division of the University of Houston-Downtown, and Harvey Hudson, Assistant District Attorney. The fourth segment is an interview with candidate for City Council At-Large Position Five, with Roland Mireles. Incumbent City Councilmember Jim Greenwood provides commentary on the city's plan to renovate the Albert Thomas Convention Center. 
Davis, Sue; Hewey, Todd; Houston, J. D.; Gras, Patricia
television programs
Reid, Willie Mae; Castillo, Leonel; Graves, Morris; Maggio, John; Griffin, Ed; Kendrick, Robert E.; Hudson, Harvey; Mireles, Roland; Greenwood, Jim; Crime; Gun control; Public television
KUHT Film and Video
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
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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).
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Other: ID 1997-006a, AV Shelving; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm6040xr20f
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