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Almanac, Episode 201
Date
1989-09-01
Main contributor
KUHT-TV (Television station)
Summary
The episode opens with "This Week Gone By," featuring Ken Hoffman of the Houston Chronicle commenting on police brutality incident involving Zsa Zsa Gabor, and Ed McMahon's pending divorce. In the first segment, J. D. Houston discusses Bob Lanier's resignation from Metropolitan Transit Authority, and understaffing in Houston's crime lab. The second segment is a public safety discussion with City Councilwoman, Eleanor Tinsley, and Sgt. J. C. Mosier and Lt. Mike Thaler of Houston Police Department, about police officers with complaints against them. The third segment is a discussion of new tax stamps on illegal drugs, with Larry Todd, executive assistant of the state comptroller's office, and Houston criminal lawyer, Alex Bunin. The fourth segment features a political panel of Tom Kennedy of the Houston Post, Jane Ely of the Houston Chronicle, and Gwenevere Daye, editor and publisher of National Minority Politics, speculating who might succeed Mickey Leland in District 18. The fifth segment is a discussion on racism and making English the official language of Texas, with Lou Zaeske, chairman of the American Ethnic Coalition and Eugene Mendoza of the Council of Hispanic Organizations. 
Contributors
Walko, Ann-Marie; Payne, Don; Houston, J. D.; Bowser, Betty Ann
Genre
television programs
Subjects
Hoffman, Ken; Gabor, Zsa Zsa; McMahon, Ed; Lanier, Bob; Tinsley, Eleanor; Mosier, J. C.; Thaler, Mike; Todd, Larry; Bunin, Alex; Kennedy, Tom; Ely, Jane; Daye, Gwenevere; Leland, Mickey; Zaeske, Lou; Mendoza, Eugene; Police misconduct; Drug traffic; Racism; Public television
Collection
KUHT Film and Video
Unit
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
Language
English
Terms of Use
["In Copyright"]
Physical Description
00:58:02
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/11823; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm4402q632n; Digital Object: https://id.lib.uh.edu/ark:/84475/do87375w48j