Texas Standard For June 8, 2018

Never before has help been more readily available, and yet suicide numbers continue to rise. What’s going on? We’ll explore. And: The disappearance of 43 Mexican college students in 2014 is considered an international scandal. Now a court has ordered a new impartial investigation and a truth commission to get to the bottom of it. It’s a move some are calling historic, we’ll hear why. Also: Remember the lore of lopping off a rattler’s head to kill it? That wasn’t enough for a Texas man, who barely survived being bitten by the snake head. What you’re really supposed to do in the event of a snake encounter. Plus: Actor/musician Kevin Bacon and his brother Michael stop by the studios, the week in Texas politics and a whole lot more – today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJune 8, 2018 11:22 am