19 episodes

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.The show is hosted by veteran journalist David Martin Davies, and is produced by Dallas Williams, with production assistance from Mark Hutchison.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
    • 4.7 • 19 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.The show is hosted by veteran journalist David Martin Davies, and is produced by Dallas Williams, with production assistance from Mark Hutchison.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.

    Is San Antonio on the right path? An SA2020 Data Update

    Is San Antonio on the right path? An SA2020 Data Update

    SA2020 delivers an update on San Antonio's goals and progress.

    • 24 min
    Is the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals broken?

    Is the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals broken?

    It's been called the "Trumpiest court in America" with ruling so far to the right, it baffles legal experts. Why is the Fifth Circuit the most conservative court in America? It's frequently breaking precedents and causing some to say it’s going too far.

    • 24 min
    Frontline documentary chronicles relationship between Russia’s Putin and five U.S. presidencies

    Frontline documentary chronicles relationship between Russia’s Putin and five U.S. presidencies

    The one-year mark of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine comes late this month. It also marks a continuation of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s tense relationship with the United States and the West. During his tenure, Putin has tried to rebuild the Russian empire, and over the years he has clashed with several U.S. presidents.

    • 21 min
    Advocates and state lawmakers call for an end harmful restraining of children

    Advocates and state lawmakers call for an end harmful restraining of children

    Texas legislators filed bipartisan bills to prohibit physical, chemical and mechanical restraints of children under the age of 10 by school security personnel.

    • 27 min
    Between 2015-2020, communities of color were kicked out of their homes at a higher rate than other major Texas cities

    Between 2015-2020, communities of color were kicked out of their homes at a higher rate than other major Texas cities

    It has been a year since the controversial report “Ousted: The City of San Antonio’s Displacement of Residents through Code” was released. City officials claimed the report exacerbated a difficult situation.

    • 48 min
    “American Pain” explores the ‘Pain Clinic’ franchise in Florida and its downfall

    “American Pain” explores the ‘Pain Clinic’ franchise in Florida and its downfall

    In the late 2000s, the opioid epidemic was exacerbated by two brothers in Florida who owned and operated a franchise of pain clinics. These “Pill Mills” often ignored blatant signs that a patient was an addict, and they wrote prescriptions for high doses of opioids.

    • 24 min

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19 Ratings

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