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Almanac, Episode 209
Date
1989-10-27
Main contributor
KUHT-TV (Television station)
Summary
First segment is discussion about the explosion of the Phillips petrochemical plant in Pasadena, with B. T. Walker, a former Phillips plant employee and Charles Roberts, member of the Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union. The second segment is a conversation about domestic violence in Houston, with Rhonda Reed, an organizer of the Houston Area Formerly Battered Women's Coalition; Jeff Basen, a member of the PIVOT project which counsels abusive men; and Sgt. Jan Meanix-Garza of the Houston Police Department. In the third segment, Almanac interviews Manse R. Sharp, Jr. on his congressional campaign, with Prof. Richard W. Murray of the University of Houston's Political Science department, and Prof. Franklin Jones of the Political Science Department at Texas Southern University. Almanac also separately hosts an interview with Byron Joseph Johnson, another candidate in the District 18 congressional race. John Davenport provides commentary on Houston history and culture.
Contributors
Walko, Ann-Marie; Weiss, Jeffrey; Houston, J. D.; Bowser, Betty Ann
Genre
television programs
Subjects
Walker, B. T.; Roberts, Charles; Reed, Rhonda; Basen, Jeff; Meanix-Garza, Jan; Sharp, Manse R., Jr.; Murray, Richard W.; Jones, Franklin; Johnson, Byron Joseph; Davenport, John; Phillips Petroleum Company; Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union; Family violence; National Domestic Violence Awareness Month; Public television
Collection
KUHT Film and Video
Unit
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
Language
English
Terms of Use
["In Copyright"]
Physical Description
00:57:55
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/11831; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm7781jk24r; Digital Object: https://id.lib.uh.edu/ark:/84475/do7337vp20p