David Goldstein and Jill Jewitt interview former Mayor Louie Welch. Louie served as Mayor of the city of Houston from 1964 to 1973. Prior to that he served on the City council from 1950 to 1952, and then again from 1956 to 1962.
Noriega, Richard Joel "Rick";
Texas--Politics and government;
Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government;
Richard Joel "Nick" Noriega was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1998. Since then he has served 5 terms in this capacity. During hurricane Katrina Mayor Bill White requested his help to oversee the evacuee shelter operations...
Miller, Ray, 1919-2008;
KPRC-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.)
Ray Miller talks about the news media in Houston and describes his career as a radio and television news broadcaster. Miller was the creator and host of the TV series The Eyes of Texas broadcasted through KPRC-TV.
-- Airport Downtown, Date: "08/22/69": Channel 11 reporter Norm Gruenzner on the search for an available site for a downtown air terminal and the costs for land purchases. -- Kid Pickets, Date: "08/22/69": Footage from the Sterlin-Tips store...
-- Stolen Cars Silent A.T., Date: "11/28/69": Footage of police working inside office and exterior footage of stolen cars at different locations. -- Astronauts Arrive in Houston, Date: "11/28/69": Astronauts Pete Conrad, Richard F. Gordon,...
-- Apollo XII, Date: "11/27/69": Footage from the Apollo 12 space capsule orbiting the moon, showing details of the moon’s surface and an astronaut walking on the moon. -- Xmas Toys, Date: "11/28/69": An interview with a spokesman...
Hirusaki, George J. -- Interviews;
Japanese American researchers -- Interviews;
Japanese American engineers -- Houston (Tex.)
Fluid power technology.
Born in Beaumont, Texas, George J. Hirusaki spent his early childhood with his father, a rice farmer in Texas, learning about agriculture and fluid flow. He graduated from Lamar University and Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from Rice University. He...
The passion for sports writing was imbibed in Mickey Herskowitz from an early age. Growing up in Houston, he started writing for the Houston Post when he was only 14 years old. When the Chronicle purchased The Post, he started writing for the...