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Hosted by Andy Langer, the National Podcast of Texas features weekly interviews with prominent Texas thinkers, leaders, and newsmakers.

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Hosted by Andy Langer, the National Podcast of Texas features weekly interviews with prominent Texas thinkers, leaders, and newsmakers.

    #123 Paul Begala Wrote the Book on Defeating Donald Trump

    #123 Paul Begala Wrote the Book on Defeating Donald Trump

    The legendary Democratic strategist on whether Texas is swingable and what it’ll take for Joe Biden to win.

    • 47 min
    #122 Dr. Rebecca Fischer: "With Students Returning this Fall, Contact Tracing is Key"

    #122 Dr. Rebecca Fischer: "With Students Returning this Fall, Contact Tracing is Key"

    Texas A&M epidemiologist on the critical systems being put in place to maximize safety in an uncertain time.

    • 45 min
    #121 Dr. Peter J. Hotez on How the Federal Government Failed Texas

    #121 Dr. Peter J. Hotez on How the Federal Government Failed Texas

    The pioneering vaccine scientist explains why he believes the White House has put Texas in grave danger.

    • 37 min
    #120 Tavel Bristol-Joseph Wants the Culinary World to Have a Hard Conversation about Racism

    #120 Tavel Bristol-Joseph Wants the Culinary World to Have a Hard Conversation about Racism

    On a special edition of the National Podcast of Texas, one of Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs on systemic racism and re-opening in a pandemic.

    • 49 min
    #119 Peniel Joseph on Black Power and the Struggle for America’s Soul

    #119 Peniel Joseph on Black Power and the Struggle for America’s Soul

    On The National Podcast of Texas, the LBJ School professor and author walks us through how protest, empathy, and action can dismantle racial oppression.

    • 43 min
    #118 Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly Yearns for the Days We Argued About Reclining Seats

    #118 Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly Yearns for the Days We Argued About Reclining Seats

    On the National Podcast of Texas, the leader of the beleaguered, but beloved, Dallas carrier on what it will take to survive the pandemic.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

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RoadsScholar ,

Ep 76

If fuzzy math serves well, Willie is 86, the same year Redheaded Stranger was released, so there’s synchronicity to the restoration of the film. It was a treat to hear another interview with Willie, whose music has been a mainstay the entirety of my 49 years. He is a son and statesman of Texas in the most profound of senses. If someone were to ask, “What does Texas truly sound like?” My answer would have to be, “Go listen to Willie Nelson play the bridges from Townes Van Zandt’s ‘Pancho and Lefty’ and his own ‘Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground.’”

Japplew ,

So disappointing!

I believe in freedom of speech, but as a staunch Conservative, this podcast sickened my stomach. It is super left wing as I have deleted the first few podcasts after less than a minute of play each. I have never understood the logic of the left wing Democrat Party and gave up trying to a long time ago. The last straw was the propaganda message from the interview with Paul Bogola (sp?) on why the Dems are going to carry Texas in this next election. Sickening & untrue. If Dems ever win, you can count on losing your personal freedoms in a very short period of time. You think the mass exodus from California is bad!!!?

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