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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.

Location:

San Antonio, TX

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Texas PR

Description:

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

Great SA: A Century of Saving San Antonio History

9/22/2021
Texas Public Radio hosted a Great SA conversation on September 8 about the local organization that’s been on the forefront of preserving history and heritage for nearly 100 years: the Conservation Society of San Antonio.

Duration:00:48:59

Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center Launches Latino Bookstore To Counter 'Book Desert' On San Antonio's West Side

9/21/2021
A local cultural institution's new literary hub aims to mitigate the lack of access to books and book culture on San Antonio's West Side, as well as more broadly address the lack of Latino representation in existing Texas bookstores.

Duration:00:07:29

Sonia Shah: Migration Is Not A Crisis, But A Biological Imperative For Both Humans And Animals

9/19/2021
Sixty million people have recently fled wars, persecution and the effects of climate change, a figure that could rise to 1 billion by 2050. In her latest book, Sonia Shah posits that the migration in animals, plants, and humans is not disruptive behavior to be quelled or feared, but a biological imperative.

Duration:00:48:29

After A Decade Of Legal Scrutiny, Texas' Foster Care System Is Still Failing To Keep Kids Safe

9/15/2021
Texas continues to grapple with the failings of its embattled foster care system despite a federal lawsuit over issues that continue to plague it 10 years later. What needs to happen to finally move the needle on safety for children in the state's care?

Duration:00:48:29

Ask The Experts: What's Happening In Mexico?

9/14/2021
"The Source" hosts a roundtable discussion about the big news and issues in Mexico today, including the country's politics, economy, pandemic response, border issues and U.S. relations.

Duration:00:48:31

U.S. Minority Groups Are Most Vulnerable To The Negative Impacts Of Climate Change

9/13/2021
A September report by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency warns that racial minorities will continue to bear the brunt of negative health and environmental effects related to worsening climate-driven disasters.

Duration:00:24:28

What Happened At The Texas Legislature To Shore Up The State’s Power Grid?

9/13/2021
After the February winter storm caused the worst blackout in Texas history, state leaders and lawmakers vowed to overhaul the state’s energy market, strengthen its electrical grid and address energy prices. What did the 87th Texas Legislature accomplish? Was it enough?

Duration:00:23:59

Human-Wildlife Conflict And A Case For Coexistence 'When Nature Breaks The Law'

9/12/2021
In her newest book, acclaimed weird-science writer Mary Roach explores the curious intersection of human behavior and “problem” wildlife.

Duration:00:48:30

Relationships, Rifts And Reconciliation: When And How To Fix A Fracture With Family

9/8/2021
Cutting off contact or being cut off from a family member is incredibly and increasingly common in the U.S. A first-of-its-kind, large-scale national survey found that at least 27% of American adults were estranged from a parent, child, sibling, or other extended family.What causes these kinds of rifts and ruptures? Is there a path to reconciliation? When should you try to mend and when is it time to move on?

Duration:00:47:38

What's In San Antonio's 2022 City Budget For Police Services?

9/7/2021
At $3.1 billion, San Antonio’s FY 2022 budget is projected to be the largest in its history. About $1.3 billion of that is allocated to the general fund which funds the majority of city operations including police services.

Duration:00:48:29

The Tragic Impact And Devastating Legacy Of September 11

9/3/2021
Has the nation changed for better of worse in the wake of 9/11? Is the country more prepared should an attack happen again on U.S. soil?What is the legacy of 9/11 from service members’ perspectives? How has that day and its aftermath impacted U.S. active military and veterans?

Duration:00:48:29

'Fierce Female Rockers' Who Set The Stage For Modern Music

9/3/2021
This show originally aired December 26, 2018.

Duration:00:49:00

Delta-8 THC Compound Remains Legal In Texas Despite Federal, State Marijuana Bans

9/1/2021
What is Delta 8, is it safe to consume, and why is there so much confusion about its legal status in Texas?

Duration:00:48:59

Texas Now Has The Strictest Abortion Ban In The Country

8/31/2021
Texas’ six-week abortion has sparked multiple lawsuits. On Monday, Planned Parenthood asked the U.S. Supreme Court to consider a delay and a Travis County judge issued a temporary restraining order on Tuesday. What's next?

Duration:00:11:08

What Is The State Of Immigrant Incorporation In San Antonio?

8/31/2021
San Antonio ranks high for efforts to create a more welcoming environment for immigrants, according to an analysis of the 100 largest U.S. cities, but there's still room for improvement. What are the challenges and benefits of local immigrant incorporation efforts?

Duration:00:37:21

More Than 650 Bills Will Become Texas Law On Sept. 1

8/30/2021
Hundreds of new Texas laws passed during the state's legislative session are set to go into effect September 1.

Duration:00:48:29

Diabetes Week: How Do Eating Behaviors And Nutrition Play A Role In Type 2 Diabetes?

8/25/2021
It's Diabetes Week ,and we are focusing on eating behaviors that can help control and even reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes.

Duration:00:48:29

Diabetes Week: Type 2 Increases Risk Of Severe Illness, Hospitalization And Death From COVID-19

8/24/2021
How has the pandemic worsened America's diabetes epidemic? Why are people with diabetes more at risk for COVID-19 complications?

Duration:00:48:29

Diabetes Week: U.S. Youth Are Increasingly Vulnerable To Type 2 And At Risk For Serious Diabetes-Related Complications

8/23/2021
Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases among youth, and research shows that new cases of type 2 in adolescents are on the rise and that these kids are at greater risk for serious complications later in life.

Duration:00:48:29