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On Aug. 1, 1966, a sniper climbed the steps of the University of Texas at Austin’s 27-story tower. Seventeen people were killed and more than 30 others were injured. Hear from survivors, heroes and family members about their day in 1966, their lives since then and the state of gun control today.
In the years following her time in the White House, Lady Bird Johnson spent countless hours detailing her life experiences with historians. Host Jade Emerson unearthed those never-before-played audio files and interviewed historians, White House insiders and the people who knew and loved Claudia Alta “Lady Bird” Johnson.
As podcast producers and educators, hosts Katey Psencik Outka and Robert Quigley are on a mission to help you discover good podcasts. Listen to Katey and Quigley discuss a different show each episode and help you decide … Should you check out this podcast?
In March 1989, University of Texas student Mark Kilroy had everything going for him. But after a night of partying in Matamoros, Mexico, Mark Kilroy never came home. His family searched for him for a month until they learned of Mark’s grisly end at the hands of a cult.
It’s spring 2018, and Austin gears up for the annual South by Southwest Festival. One young man prepares to make his own headlines. A devastating package bomb explodes at a home, and law enforcement officials think it’s an isolated incident. Within days, a trail of destruction rips through the city.
"The Orange Tree" is a documentary podcast series telling the story the 2005 murder of 21-year-old Jennifer Cave. The brutal crime scene at the Orange Tree Condos in Austin’s West Campus area shook the city. Two top University of Texas students were convicted and three families’ lives were changed forever.
In 1885, a few years before Jack the Ripper went on a killing spree in London, an axe-wielding killer stalked the streets of the dusty frontier town of Austin, Texas. The victims, mostly Black women who worked as servants for Austin’s wealthy white residents, were brutally killed in the middle of the night.
Hello, explorers! Join us on the "Story Submarine," a new podcast where children’s books are transformed into audio adventures. From the savannas of Africa to the coasts of Puerto Rico, experience an immersive auditory journey that the whole family can enjoy!
I-35 runs nearly 500 miles from Laredo to Gainesville, Texas. “35” follows host Sara Schleede as she takes a road trip along Interstate 35 and documents the stories she encounters along the way, from oil busts and gentrification to cowboy culture and roadside attractions.
Crooked Power outlines a tale of an Ecuadorian newspaper that has been the focus of a national controversy since 2011. Hosted by Cesar Perez, whose family has owned the newspaper for generations, and Maya Fawaz, this podcast aims to portray the importance of press freedom not only in Latin America, but all over the world.
Everything’s bigger in Texas … including the natural disasters. And the thing making these disasters even bigger? Climate change. In partnership with Planet Texas 2050, this podcast tells stories of how major disasters affect all of us but also how there is still hope for the future.