Almanac, Episode 523

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KUHT-TV (Television station)
Patricia Gras discusses minority-owned and women-owned business being pitted against each other for city contracts in Houston with Helen Hodges, President of the Houston Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, and James Robinson, Chief Executive Officer of the Minority Contractors Alliance. Includes report on the difficulties women have had as business owners, and the response of some minority communities who do not feel white women are a true minority. Second segment addresses issues in the Texas education system and people who are making it work in spite of this. Gras interviews Marilyn Wilhelm, founder of the Whilhelm Scholê, and Thaddeus Lott, Principal of Wesley Elementary School. Includes report on the Wilhelm Scholê in Houston. 
Davis, Sue; Torres Burd, Patricia; Gras, Patricia
television programs
Hodges, Helen; Robinson, James; Wilhelm, Marilyn; Lott, Thaddeus; National Association of Women Business Owners (U.S.); Public television
KUHT Film and Video
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
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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).
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Other: ID 1997-006a, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI:; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm58708x77q; Digital Object:

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