Skip to main content

Copy the text below to embed this resource

Almanac, Episode 319
Date
1991-01-11
Main contributor
KUHT-TV (Television station)
Summary
In the first segment, Pat Ryan interviews former Representative Frances "Sissy" Farenthold, Houston attorney, and former Representative Tom Bass, Professor of Political Science at University of St. Thomas, about their role in the "Dirty 30" push for ethical reform of the Texas House 20 years ago. Second segment is interview with Mayor Kathy Whitmire, and City Councilmember Jim Greenwood, about recent vote to create the City Planning and Zoning Commission, which has come up with a timeline for setting up a new zoning plan for Houston. Third segment is interview with Susan Hill, Director of Houston Proud's Neighborhood Program about the Houston Proud Neighborhood Program and its accomplishments. Fourth segment is interview with Dr. O. H. "Bud" Frazier, Director of the Cardiovascular Surgical Research Laboratory and Heart Transplant Service at the Texas Heart Institute, about the Texas Heart Institute's recent FDA approval regarding a new battery-powered heart pump called the left ventricular assist device. Segment includes report from the Texas Heart Institute on previous pump technology. Episode includes commentary from KSEV's Roger Gray about 72nd Texas legislature.
Contributors
Ryan, Pat; Booth, Ward; Houston, J. D.; Gras, Patricia
Genre
television programs
Subjects
Farenthold, Sissy; Bass, Tom; Whitmire, Kathy; Greenwood, Jim; Hill, Susan; Frazier, O. H.; Gray, Roger; Zoning; Public television
Collection
KUHT Film and Video
Unit
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
Language
English
Terms of Use
["In Copyright"]
Physical Description
00:55:19
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/11892; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm2252j730d; Digital Object: https://id.lib.uh.edu/ark:/84475/do924949687