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The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day.Hosted by veteran journalist David Martin Davies, and produced by Kim Johnson and Dallas Williams. Production assistance is provided by Ruben Garcia and Kathleen Creedon.Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.Contribute to the conversation:Call or text during the live show at 833-877-8255.Leave a voicemail at 210 615-8982 anytime. Submissions may be played on-air.Tweet questions to @tprsource.Email comments to thesource@tpr.org.

The Source David Martin Davies

    • Government
    • 4.9 • 15 Ratings

The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day.Hosted by veteran journalist David Martin Davies, and produced by Kim Johnson and Dallas Williams. Production assistance is provided by Ruben Garcia and Kathleen Creedon.Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.Contribute to the conversation:Call or text during the live show at 833-877-8255.Leave a voicemail at 210 615-8982 anytime. Submissions may be played on-air.Tweet questions to @tprsource.Email comments to thesource@tpr.org.

    'Soft White Underbelly' interview series shines a light on difficult realities of the human condition

    'Soft White Underbelly' interview series shines a light on difficult realities of the human condition

    The popular, sometimes controversial video series "Soft White Underbelly" highlights the stories of those who are frequently invisible people in our society. What can we learn from them about life and America by listening without judging?

    • 48 min
    'Going for Broke' podcast gives a voice to Americans on the edge

    'Going for Broke' podcast gives a voice to Americans on the edge

    A new limited series podcast underscores a difficult-to-swallow American reality: The economy isn’t working for millions of people who struggle every day to make ends meet. While the pandemic exacerbated economic hardships for many, the problems with America's frayed social safety net existed long before it. What can we learn from their firsthand knowledge of adversity?

    • 49 min
    Around 13% of U.S. women develop invasive breast cancer. How can a multidisciplinary approach help with care and outcomes?

    Around 13% of U.S. women develop invasive breast cancer. How can a multidisciplinary approach help with care and outcomes?

    Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women and the fifth leading cause of mortality worldwide. One in every 8 cancers diagnosed in 2020 was breast cancer, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer.

    • 48 min
    2 in 5 Americans have struggled with period poverty. Why are menstrual products still treated as a luxury, instead of a necessity?

    2 in 5 Americans have struggled with period poverty. Why are menstrual products still treated as a luxury, instead of a necessity?

    In addition to the physical and emotional impact, the inability to purchase menstrual supplies like pads and tampons can have social and economic implications, as it may cause people to miss work or school, and COVID has only exacerbated period poverty.What can be done to ensure accessible, affordable, and safe period products for those who need them?

    • 48 min
    John Lujan and Frank Ramirez face off in a special election runoff for Texas House District 118

    John Lujan and Frank Ramirez face off in a special election runoff for Texas House District 118

    GOP candidate John Lujan and Democrat Frank Ramirez are running to represent District 118 — a seat in the Texas House of Representatives recently vacated by State Rep. Leo Pacheco — which covers portions of south and east Bexar County.

    • 48 min
    What if everything we think we know about the science of obesity is wrong?

    What if everything we think we know about the science of obesity is wrong?

    According to a recently published review in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, what we think we know about what causes obesity — and why so little progress has been made in the field — is wrong and has been for years. And new data from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows that 1 in 6 young people ages 10-17 nationwide and more than 1 in 5 Texas youths are obese, with sharp disparities along racial and socioeconomic lines.

    • 48 min

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