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9:57 am
Wed August 27, 2008

Chet Edwards at Democratic Convention

Dallas, TX – The political profile of Texas Congressman Chet Edwards seems to be soaring since he made Barack Obama's shortlist for Vice President. Over the weekend the Obama campaign asked him to make a prime-time speech tonight at the Democratic convention. Edwards talked to KERA's Shelley Kofler about his new-found visibility.

Like most Congressional representatives, Chet Edwards of Waco wasn't widely known outside his district and the halls of Congress. But he admits things have changed.

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9:52 am
Thu August 21, 2008

Texas Delegates Await Obama's Veep Choice

Dallas – Many Texans, like other Americans, have signed up for the Obama text message that will announce the Democrat's choice of a running mate. North Texas delegates heading for the national convention in Denver have some favorite contenders. KERA's Shelley Kofler talked with several who will be checking in with KERA from the convention next week.

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7:14 am
Fri June 6, 2008

Democratic State Primary Ushers in Support & Unease

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Dallas, TX – Many Hillary Clinton supporters in Austin for the Democratic state primary say they're resigned to their candidate suspending her campaign tomorrow, but they're not happy about a Texas primary process that gave her the popular vote, but not the caucus vote. KERA's Shelley Kofler reports from the convention.

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12:48 am
Thu May 15, 2008

New Home for CEO Video

Dallas, TX – This page will no longer be updated. You can now see the latest CEO episodes on
KERA's new video page.

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12:47 am
Thu May 15, 2008

New Home for Think Video

Dallas, TX – This page will no longer be updated. You can now see the latest Think episodes on
KERA's new video page.

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6:20 am
Fri April 25, 2008

CEO, April 25, 2008

Dallas, TX – A global real estate developer behind some of the building cranes towering over Uptown, Harwood International begins construction on a new 27-story office tower on the site of the former St. Ann Catholic school. This month, founder and CEO Gabriel Barbier-Mueller takes host Lee Cullum for a tour of the newly opened Azure residential high-rise, discusses his plans for future development in the Design District and talks about whether or not we'll encounter another overbuilding crisis in Dallas like the 1980s.

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10:52 am
Fri April 11, 2008

Think, April 11, 2008

Dallas, TX – Topic
Are Competitive Elections Bad for America?

Guest
Thomas L. Brunell & William Keyse Rudolph

Description
Should elections be less competitive? We'll talk this evening with UTD Associate Professor of Political Science, Thomas L. Brunell, Ph. D.. His new book is "Redistricting and Representation: Why Competitive Elections are Bad for America" (Routledge, 2008).

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12:56 am
Thu April 10, 2008

Commentary: YouTube and Obama

Dallas, TX –

I'm feeling old. Old because I listen to radio and read newspapers. Old because when I pick up my cell phone, it's because I'm going to call someone. Don't look now, but the world has changed and our political world has changed ever faster. It doesn't matter where you are on the political spectrum, Senator Obama is this season's master of the YouTube culture - and all of us better seek to understand it. The YouTube generation thinks and communicates very differently.

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11:09 am
Tue April 8, 2008

Think, April 4, 2008

Dallas, TX – Topic: Fort Worth's Place in the World of Art

Guests: Dave Hickey & Alex Gibney

Description: What made Fort Worth great? Before you argue that cattle put Cowtown on the map, consider the importance of Art in the city's 20th Century rise to prominence. We'll do just that this evening with Dave Hickey, Fort Worth native, art critic, and Schaeffer Professor of Modern Letters at The University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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4:04 am
Mon March 31, 2008

Democratic Conventions

Dallas, TX –

Thousands of confused Democratic delegates want changes to the party's caucus system following this weekends bewildering Senatorial District Conventions.

While Barack Obama gained more delegates than Hillary Clinton in big cities, it's unclear who will win the most statewide. KERA's Bill Zeeble reports the party is clear it wants to fix the caucus problems. It just doesn't know how.

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