Texas Standard for January 17, 2017

Remember those secretly recorded Planned Parenthood videos? Though debunked, they’re back. And the stakes are high for Texas. And: Seldom does Texas willingly go the way of California or Hawaii, but when it comes to cigarettes, change may be in the air. We’ll hear why. Also: What did they know and when did they know it? How research by a Texas oil company decades ago came to be at the center of a multi-state fight over climate change. Plus: As major metropolitical areas across the U.S. keep turning blue, why is Texas’ third most populous county bucking the trend? Today: A conversation with musician Terry Allen and more. Turn it up, it’s Texas Standard time:

By Texas StandardJanuary 17, 2017 12:10 pm