Texas Standard For August 22, 2018

Guilty: two former top aides to Donald Trump. But what do the convictions mean for the presidency and American politics going forward? We’ll take a look. And: A felon can’t hold public office in Texas according to state law, but a man convicted of voluntary manslaughter is on the ballot for Austin City Council. The how, why, and what it might mean for Texas elections. Also: The UNT professor try ing to set a Guinness world record for the longest history lecture ever delivered – Texas history, of course. Plus: The case for a Texas monument to two heroes in a bass boat. Commentator W.F. Strong explains his rationale. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardAugust 22, 2018 1:03 pm