Texas Standard for October 17, 2016

He calls it a big beautiful wall, running along the 2,000-mile length of the U.S. southern border. But could it really be built? We’ll explore. Plus: Thanks President Obama, but no thanks – we’ll hear why a federal inmate in Texas is turning down a White House commutation of his sentence. Also,: Naming rights and, some say, wrongs. As a public school in Houston accepts a multimillion dollar grant and a new name – that of the donor. And: A $25 million homecoming for Texas Monthly. What the sale of an iconic magazine says about the state of the industry and the state of Texas itself. All those stories and much more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardOctober 17, 2016 12:06 pm