KUHF

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KUHF Houston Public Radio is licensed to the University of Houston, but is fully self-supported through gifts from individuals, corporations, other non-profits and foundations in the greater Houston area. It is a fully professional radio station, certified by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and is a member of National Public Radio (NPR), American Public Media (APM) and Public Radio International (PRI). KUHF employs 52 full-time staff in the areas of broadcast production and on-air operations; broadcast journalism and reporting; information technology and Web design; engineering; fundraising and development; marketing and business administration. Houston Public Radio exists first, to serve its listeners, in particular, and the community, in general. We care about arts, culture, information and education. We believe that Houston Public Radio is a positive, uplifting influence, both vital and necessary to our community.

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104 Pieces

"Texas Originals" is a radio series profiling individuals whose life and achievements have had a profound influence upon Texas history and culture.

  • From: KUHF
  • Updated: May 21, 2014

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A folklorist who recorded, collected and preserved American folk music.

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  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3
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A playwright and author who penned many novels including "Show Boat" and "Giant."

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  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3
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One of the first professional sculptors in Texas.

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  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3
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The Navy hero commanded Allied forces to victory in the Pacific Ocean in World War II.

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  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3
From: KUHF
Series: Texas Originals
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She was a world-class art collector, an arts patron and philanthropist.

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  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3
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A journalist, turned political aide, who found fame as a novelist.

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  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
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She played a significant role in the ratification of the 19th amendment to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote.

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  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3
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His "Amon Carter Museum" holds the largest collection of American art in Texas.

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  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
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She was nicknamed “Babe” because of her remarkable athletic skills.

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  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Fought with the Texians against Mexico for Texas Independence and became the Republic of Texas’ first Vice President

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  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3