Commentaries

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7:32 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Humorists Don't Walk The Line

Tom Dodge, Commentator

Writer, commentator and former educator Tom Dodge also has been called a humorist in some circles. It's not a word he takes lightly. Then again, maybe he should.

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7:25 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Dangerous Exodus: Kids Leave Central America For North Texas -- And They Need Legal Help

Commentator William Holston considers the plight of Central American immigrants to North Texas.
William Holston, Commentator

All week, NPR has reported on life along the U.S.-Mexico border. In his commentary, William Holston focuses on one particular group of immigrants growing in number in North Texas.

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7:25 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Ukraine's Future Was Clear In The Past

Lee Cullum, Commentator

The parliament of the breakaway republic of Crimea has formally asked Russia to annex it. Crimeans over the weekend voted to split from Ukraine. And the political unrest there has commentator Lee Cullum thinking back to an earlier revolution.

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7:25 am
Tue February 11, 2014

India's Lost Decade

Lee Cullum, Commentator

A recent visit left commentator Lee Cullum with strong impressions of India, and not all of them positive.

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6:25 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Homelessness: Putting A Human Face On An Inhuman Condition

Rawlins Gilliland, Commentator

Homelessness is an abstract news story to most of us.  But commentator Rawlins Gilliland explains how coming to know someone homeless has made it personal to him.

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6:30 am
Tue December 31, 2013

A Year of Rebirth: The Top 10 Texas Music Albums Of 2013, From Kacey Musgraves To Midlake

Kacey Musgraves
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None ranked among Billboard magazine’s top 10 artists for 2013, but commentator David Okamoto says the year was unique for Texas musicians, established and new.

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6:30 am
Thu December 26, 2013

There's Still Hope For Lovers Of Art, Anthropology And The Humanities

Lee Cullum, Commentator

A growing trend at America’s colleges: Humanities majors are on the decline. Commentator Lee Cullum explains why that's cause for concern.

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6:30 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Watch For The Look Of Love. It's All Around You.

Rawlins Gilliland, Commentator

As we celebrate the holiday season, commentator Rawlins Gilliland reflects on the many faces of life and love.

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6:30 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Years Later, Feeling Grateful For Being An Adopted Child

Diane Brown, Commentator

Along with the food and gift-giving, the holiday season is also a time for reflection and gratitude for all we have. The same holds true for commentator Diane Brown, but it took her a while to reach that point.

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6:30 am
Tue November 19, 2013

During Busy Holiday Season, Marvel At The Poetry Of Life

Rawlins Gilliland, Commentator

As the holiday season begins to escalate, commentator Rawlins Gilliland sees poetry all around us.

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