Hidden Figures

Margot Lee Shetterly (Ep. 32, 2017)

Producer and host John L. Hanson discusses the group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “Human Computers”¬†with Margot Lee Sheerly, author of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.

Margot Lee Shetterly (Ep. 11, 2017)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Margot Lee Shetterly, author of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race.

Texas Standard: January 13, 2017

A small step for a president, a giant leap in history: a cold war policy dropped, with huge implications for the lone star state. The story today. Also, when he left San Antonio for Washington DC, he was seen as a rising star for democrats: what’s next for outgoing HUD secretary Julian Castro? We’ll talk with him. Plus: a Texas company with claims of a break through for clearing the air of carbon, we’ll hear about it. And a record year for mergers and acquisitions in Texas. We’ll explore what that means, plus our review of the week in politics, the truth behind a movie on the women behind the space race, and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard: