Almanac, Episode 305

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Commentary by Houston City Councilmember, Alfred J. Calloway on a growing split between urban and suburban sections of the city. First segment is a discussion on Texas school funding with State Representative, Paul Colbert, Professor Richard Hooker of the University of Houston, College of Education, and Professor Martin Levy of Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law. Second segment is a discussion on the lack of quality health care in Texas with President of the Harris County Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Dr. Bruce Graunke and Dr. Jan Duker, Executive Director of the Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County. Third segment is a discussion with U.S. House Candidate for District 22, Bruce Director, Professor Richard W. Murray of the University of Houston, and Roger Grey of KSEV radio. Topics discussed are budgets, the economy, and Director's support of the Lyndon Larouche movement. The LaRouche movement is a political and cultural network promoting Lyndon LaRouche, and advocates the development of major economic infrastructure projects on a global scale; the movement calls for a reform of the world financial system to encourage investment in the physical economy and suppress financial speculation. Fourth segment is discussion with Cleve Jones, the founder of the NAMES Project and Jackson Hicks, Chair of the Houston NAMES Project Host Committee. The project aims to raise awareness about the scope of the AIDS crisis, as well as raise money for AIDS research.
Ryan, Pat; Payne, Don; Rushlo, Sheila; Gras, Patricia
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Calloway, Alfred J.; Colbert, Paul; Hooker, Richard; Levy, Martin; Graunke, Bruce; Druker, Jan; Director, Bruce; Murray, Richard W.; Gray, Roger; Jones, Cleve; Hicks, Jackson; Public television
KUHT Film and Video
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
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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/pm8566j3085
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