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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

Gov. Abbott Vetoes 21 Bills, Including Dating Violence Prevention In Texas Schools

6/23/2021
Gov. Abbott vetoed 21 pieces of legislation that were passed by Texas lawmakers during this year’s session.

Duration:00:48:29

Texas OKs Medical Cannabis For PTSD, All Cancers And Gives Small Bump To Legal THC Levels. More Expansive Pot Proposals Went Up In Smoke.

6/22/2021
Texas will expand access to medical cannabis for individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder and any form of cancer — not just those that are terminal — starting Sept. 1. While advocates are still chalking it up as a win for a state with one of the most restrictive medical cannabis programs in the U.S., the bill that was signed into law by Gov. Abbott was ultimately stripped of its biggest changes during the legislative process.

Duration:00:48:29

Gov. Abbott Says He'll Build His Own Wall At The Border, Enforced By State Police

6/21/2021
Abbott recently announced that he'll build a wall at the Texas-Mexico border and that state police will arrest undocumented immigrants attempting to cross the border. Does Texas have the authority to do so? Is there evidence that these actions will achieve a more secure border?

Duration:00:48:29

City of San Antonio Seeks Community Input on 2022 Budget Priorities, Allocation Of Funds Amid COVID-19 Economic Recovery

6/20/2021
What are San Antonio residents’ priorities for the city’s 2022 budget? How will this community feedback be considered and incorporated in the process?

Duration:00:48:29

An 'Authorized' Look Into The Life Of Rock 'N' Roll Icon Roy Orbison

6/15/2021
This interview originally aired on June 11, 2018.

Duration:00:49:00

How America Reckons (And Fails To Reckon) With The History, Legacy Of Slavery

6/9/2021
In his new book, writer Clint Smith takes readers on a journey across the U.S. to visit some of the landmarks, monuments and people tasked with preserving and retelling the history of slavery — both remembered and misremembered.

Duration:00:48:29

The Pandemic Challenged Conventional Thinking About Work. Can We Go Back To Business As Usual?

6/8/2021
Employers are increasingly urging or issuing hard deadlines for when staff should return to the office full time. After a year of remote work, some employees are feeling uneasy about going back to business as usual. What is the future of work in a post-pandemic world?

Duration:00:48:29

GOP Lawmakers Went Hard Right In 2021 During Texas' 'Most Conservative Legislative Session'

6/7/2021
What's been called Texas’ most conservative legislative session in over 30 years has ended, during which GOP lawmakers took an unmistakably hard-right turn toward an agenda full of hot-button conservative issues.

Duration:00:48:29

New Texas 'Anti-Riot' Laws Echo Nationwide Trend Of Ramped-Up Protest Restrictions, Punishments

6/6/2021
In the past year, state legislators have introduced more than 100 proposals in 33 different states that would restrict the right to protest.

Duration:00:24:11

Runoff Election Recap: Four New Representatives To Join San Antonio City Council

6/6/2021
San Antonio voters across five city council districts turned out in small numbers for the 2021 runoff election.

Duration:00:24:17

Cryptocurrency: A Financial Fad Or The Future Of Money?

6/2/2021
What is cryptocurrency and how does it work?

Duration:00:48:29

Permitless Carry Destined To Become Law In Texas

6/1/2021
The state is preparing for the imminent passage of a bill that would eliminate the requirement for Texans to obtain any kind of license to carry handguns unless they're prohibited by state or federal law from possessing a gun.

Duration:00:37:30

Candidate Forum: Jada Andrews-Sullivan Faces Jalen McKee-Rodriguez In San Antonio's District 2 Runoff

5/31/2021
Incumbent Jada Andrews-Sullivan will face challenger Jalen McKee-Rodriguez in the June runoff to represent District 2 on San Antonio City Council.

Duration:00:52:13

Is The U.S. Retirement System Broken?

5/26/2021
On one hand, the pandemic is pushing more people into retirement. On the other, millions of Americans feel that they won’t ever be able to retire. Is our retirement system broken?

Duration:00:48:29

Candidate Forum: Phyllis Viagran, Tomás Uresti Compete To Represent District 3 On San Antonio City Council

5/25/2021
City Council hopefuls Phyllis Viagran and Tomás Uresti will go head-to-head in San Antonio's June 5 runoff election.

Duration:00:52:16

Texas Passes Restrictive Abortion Measures, Effective In September

5/24/2021
Effective Sept. 1, abortions will only be allowed in Texas prior to the presence of a fetal heartbeat, baring a medical emergency.

Duration:00:48:29

Texas Legislative Session Nears End. What's Next?

5/24/2021
We're coming up on the end of the Texas legislative session.

Duration:00:23:06

Districts, Teachers Respond To State Ban On Mask Requirements In Public Schools

5/23/2021
Gov. Greg Abbott has issued an executive order banning local governments and public schools from requiring masks.

Duration:00:25:22

How Can The U.S. Protect Against Hackers And The Rise Of Cyber Warfare?

5/19/2021
On May 7, the U.S.' largest fuel pipeline was taken hostage by hackers, effectively paralyzing a system that supplies about 45% of the East Coast's gasoline. School districts, companies, state agencies, local governments and hospitals have also been cyberassault victims. How vulnerable are American entities to cyberattacks and what can be done to protect against these kinds of intangible threats?

Duration:00:48:29