Commentary

7:35am

Fri March 7, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: Late folk music legend Pete Seeger made each day matter

Singer/songwriter/activist Pete Seeger, who died in January at age 94, recently was awarded the first Woody Guthrie Prize. Commentator Gary Borders appreciated Seeger’s music, but he most admired Seeger’s inability to turn a blind eye on the politics of the day.

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7:35am

Thu March 6, 2014
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for March 6, 2014

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain discusses the tired old question he is constantly asked:  "Where are you from? "

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7:35am

Tue March 4, 2014
Commentary

History Matters: Sarah Knox Taylor died young and in love

Commentator Gary Borders has a portrait of Sarah Knox Taylor, the daughter of Zachary Taylor, who was a career military officer during her lifetime and later became president. Sarah Knox Taylor is buried near St. Francisville, La., at Locust Grove State Historic Site.

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7:35am

Fri February 28, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: Late San Augustine newspaperman kept tabs on his Texas soil

Sam Malone broadcasts from behind the mic in 1988 on Texas history and goings-on in San Augustine.
Credit Gary Borders

Just ahead of Texas Independence Day, commentator Gary Borders introduces us to history buff and renegade newspaperman Sam Malone, who edited The Rambler in San Augustine. The Rambler ended its run in 1988. Today, The Sabine County Reporter and Rambler continues weekly circulation. It's published in neighboring Hemphill, Texas.

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7:35am

Thu February 27, 2014
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for February 27, 2014

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain ponders the idea of conforming to cultural norms in a new land and confesses that some of these norms leave him with an uncomfortable feeling.

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