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The week in politics (May 15, 2024) – Houston Public Media


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On Wednesday’s show: We discuss the latest developments in politics in our weekly roundup.

Also this hour: We learn about Texas Letters, an anthology of letters written by people in solitary confinement in Texas prisons. Its creator, Damascus James, joins us ahead of a Brazos Bookstore event on May 19.

And we listen back to a conversation with Rev. William Lawson, the founder of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church in Houston’s Third Ward. He died Tuesday at the age of 95.

Audio from today’s show will be available after 11 a.m. CT. We also offer a free podcast here, on iTunes, Stitcher and other apps.





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