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Almanac, Episode 311
Date
1990-11-16
Main contributor
KUHT-TV (Television station)
Summary
First segment is interview with Bruce Oppenheimer, Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston, and Juan R. Palomo, Columnist for the Houston Post, about the president's handling of the crisis in the Middle East and whether or not a special session of Congress will be held. Second segment is interview with Captain Mike Hampton, of the Houston Naval Reserve Readiness Center, about the potential for reservists to be called to active duty due to the invasion of Kuwait. Third segment is interview with Judge David Mendoza, presiding judge of the Harris County Criminal Court-at-Law No. 11, and Rick Brass, President of the Harris County Criminal Lawyer's Association, about the system of assigning Harris County's replacement judges. Fourth segment is interview with Patti Taylor, of the Harris County Toll Road Authority, about the Harris County Toll Road Authority and their proposal to raise tolls. Episode includes commentary from Alcestis "Cooky" Oberg about preserving our knowledge of space. 
Contributors
Ryan, Pat; Weiss, Jeffrey; Houston, J. D.; Gras, Patricia
Genre
television programs
Subjects
Oppenheimer, Bruce; Palomo, Juan R.; Hampton, Mike; Mendoza, David; Brass, Rick; Taylor, Patti; Oberg, Alcestis; Public television
Collection
KUHT Film and Video
Unit
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
Language
English
Terms of Use
["In Copyright"]
Physical Description
00:54:34
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/11884; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm5221tg24x; Digital Object: https://id.lib.uh.edu/ark:/84475/do4914nm52v