Almanac, Episode 111

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First segment is interview with Jan J. Harper, President of the Texas Shrimpers Association, about continued controversy over shrimper's nets and the use of turtle excluder devices. Second segment is interview with Representative Anthony Polumbo, State Senator Chet Brooks, and Lynn Oates, from Texans for Financial Responsibility about potential raises for state legislators. Third segment is interview with Dennis D. Baum, of Handgun Control Inc., Captain Mike Smith, of Harris County Sheriff's Department, and Ted Adams, a certified firearms instructor about proposed bill that would insist on a 48 hour waiting period prior to the purchase of handguns in Texas. Fourth segment is interview with Jim Green, head of Bonner and Moore Computing, Barton Smith, Professor of Economics at the University of Houston, and Caleb Solomon, reporter for the Wall Street Journal's Houston Bureau about the economic climate in Houston. Fifth segment is interview with Metro Board Member, Louis Macey, and former Metro Chairman, Howard Horne, about Metro's proposal for a two lane transitway on the Southwest Freeway. Sixth segment is interview with Dr. Rosario Martinez, of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Nestor Martinez, Professor of Sociology at the University of Houston, and Catherine Clack, Director of Minority Affairs at Rice University, about Texas public university efforts to recruit minority faculty and students in light of previous failures to meet federal recruitment guidelines. Episode includes commentary from Rev. William Lawson of Wheeler Ave. Baptist Church about cultural values. 
Walko, Ann-Marie; Weiss, Jeffrey; Houston, J. D.; Bowser, Betty Ann
television programs
Harper, Jan J.; Polumbo, Anthony; Brooks, Chet; Oates, Lynn; Baum, Dennis D.; Smith, Mike; Adams, Ted; Green, Jim; Smith, Barton; Turtle excluder devices; Local transit; 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/pm29354f892
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