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The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day.Hosted by veteran journalist David Martin Davies, and produced by Kim Johnson and Dallas Williams. Production assistance is provided by Ruben Garcia and Kathleen Creedon.Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.Contribute to the conversation:Call or text during the live show at 833-877-8255.Leave a voicemail at 210 615-8982 anytime. Submissions may be played on-air.Tweet questions to @tprsource.Email comments to thesource@tpr.org.

The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day.Hosted by veteran journalist David Martin Davies, and produced by Kim Johnson and Dallas Williams. Production assistance is provided by Ruben Garcia and Kathleen Creedon.Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.Contribute to the conversation:Call or text during the live show at 833-877-8255.Leave a voicemail at 210 615-8982 anytime. Submissions may be played on-air.Tweet questions to @tprsource.Email comments to thesource@tpr.org.

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San Antonio, TX

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Texas PR

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The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day.Hosted by veteran journalist David Martin Davies, and produced by Kim Johnson and Dallas Williams. Production assistance is provided by Ruben Garcia and Kathleen Creedon.Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.Contribute to the conversation:Call or text during the live show at 833-877-8255.Leave a voicemail at 210 615-8982 anytime. Submissions may be played on-air.Tweet questions to @tprsource.Email comments to thesource@tpr.org.

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English


Episodes

How Can We Advance Racial Equity And Confront Racism, Discrimination In The Workplace?

7/28/2021
Many companies are putting more effort toward promoting diversity, inclusivity, and representation in the workplace, but there's still a lot of work to be done. How can we build diverse and inclusive organizations, and advance racial equity at work?

Duration:00:48:29

Hepatitis C Infections Are On The Rise Amid The Pandemic. Half Of Infected People Don't Know They Have It.

7/28/2021
Hepatitis C rates are increasing exponentially, according to the latest Centers for Disease Control data, and new infections are expected to rise due to a falloff of prevention, testing and treatment during the pandemic.

Duration:00:24:33

Texas Says Schools Can't Enforce Mask Mandates. What Does That Mean For Unvaccinated Students As Coronavirus Cases Surge?

7/27/2021
As teachers and students prepare to return to in-person learning, many are concerned about the pandemic risks and best practices for children in Texas schools, especially since state leadership have prohibited mask-wearing enforcement, even for students who are too young to get vaccinated amid a surge in new cases and hospitalizations attributable to the more contagious delta variant.

Duration:00:23:55

What's Happening With Bail Reform At The Texas Legislature's Special Session?

7/21/2021
Bail reform didn't make it through the regular legislative session, but was revived as one of Gov. Greg Abbott's top priorities for the ongoing special session. Republicans and Democrats agree that Texas' bail system is flawed and changes should be made, but have very different ideas about which "reforms" are needed. What's the latest?

Duration:00:48:29

Americans Are Drinking More To Cope During The Pandemic. What Are The Health Risks?

7/20/2021
A growing body of research indicates Americans' alcohol consumption increased in response to the pandemic. Nearly one in four adults who surveyed by the American Psychological Association said they drank more to manage COVID-related stress.

Duration:00:48:29

Does Conservative 'Bias' And 'Censorship' Exist On Social Media Platforms?

7/19/2021
In right-wing media discussions about social media, the popular narrative is that conservatives are subject to both bias and even "censorship" on prominent social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Is there evidence that these platforms are "anti-conservative"? How can platforms better balance efforts to prevent the spread of misinformation and other unsafe content without provoking allegations that that they are infringing on users' rights?

Duration:00:48:29

Congress Expanded The Child Tax Credit For Pandemic Recovery. How Will It Help Families? Could Keeping It In Place Relieve Child Poverty?

7/18/2021
Money from the expanded federal Child Tax Credit is now available for families with children across the U.S. Its expansion is temporary, but many experts say keeping additional benefits in place could help lift millions of children out of poverty.

Duration:00:48:29

Understanding Conservatorship And Guardianship In Texas

7/14/2021
Pop star Britney Spears continues to fight in court to be released from her 13-year-long conservatorship, under which her father controls her money and day-to-day life decisions. How do conservatorships and guardianships work in Texas? When is it considered appropriate to transfer legal control and what is the potential for abuse?

Duration:00:48:29

The Pros, Cons And Political Implications Of Texas Primaries

7/13/2021
It's a 20-year-reality in Texas: If a candidate wins their primary race, they're going to win the general election. Why do primary results have such an oversized impact on overall election outcomes? What are the political implications? What are the pros and cons of primaries, and what reforms have been proposed?

Duration:00:48:29

'The Power Of The Fed': How Crisis-Averse Actions By The US Central Bank Are Playing Out On Wall Street Versus Main Street

7/12/2021
After the 2008 financial crash, the Federal Reserve began an unprecedented, "epic economic experiment" that dramatically reshaped the American economy, then doubled down on those policies during COVID-19. A new FRONTLINE film asks: Who benefits from the Fed's actions and at what cost?

Duration:00:39:49

Abortion Pill Controversy Rages On In Texas, US

7/11/2021
Medication abortion continues to play a major role as the decades-long battle over reproductive rights rages on in the U.S.

Duration:00:48:29

Use Of Language-Learning Apps Spiked During The Pandemic. Will It Last?

7/7/2021
Despite what you've heard, it's never too late to pick up a new language and many adults started doing just that in 2020. Will it last? Is childhood really "the critical period" for language acquisition or can adults learn just as quickly and easily? What are the benefits?

Duration:00:40:21

The Delta Variant Now Makes Up More Than 50% Of COVID-19 Cases In The US

7/6/2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials reported Tuesday that the delta variant made up more than 50% of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. between June 20 and July 3 — up 30.4 from the previous two-week period. What is the latest news and research about variants of SARS-CoV-2 and vaccine effectiveness? How worried should we be?

Duration:00:48:29

Carol Anderson: The 2nd Amendment Is A Weapon To Keep Black Americans Powerless

7/5/2021
In her new book "The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America," the award-winning author asserts that the U.S. right to bear arms is engineered to negatively impact the citizenship rights and human rights of African Americans.

Duration:00:48:29

The US Capitol Insurrection 6 Months Later

7/5/2021
The January 6 attempted coup failed, but what happens now? Is American democracy on shaky ground?

Duration:00:48:29

Reflecting On The History Of San Antonio Queer Culture, Nightlife At The End Of Pride Month

6/29/2021
Queer spaces have existed in San Antonio for decades. Bars and night clubs provided LGBTQ+ individuals more than just a place to socialize. They often doubled as places of refuge, information and solidarity.

Duration:00:14:27

Mayor Nirenberg On Third Term Goals And San Antonio's Post-Pandemic Future

6/28/2021
Mayor Ron Nirenberg is gearing up to serve his third term as San Antonio’s mayor. What are his priorities and goals for the coming years?

Duration:00:48:29

Activists And Passengers Sue 'Trump Train' For Intimidation

6/28/2021
Back in November, members of a Trump Train caravan surrounded a Biden-Harris campaign bus. Now, some of those passengers are suing their intimidators.

Duration:00:15:16