Newspapers and Magazines
Houston's major daily, the Houston Chronicle, is joined by four smaller-circulation dailies and by the weeklies Houston Business Journal and Houston Press, an alternative paper. Campus newspapers include the Houston Cougar (University of Houston), the Thresher (Rice University), and the UHCLidian (University of Houston-Clear Lake).
Television and Radio
Eight television stations broadcasting from Houston include five network affiliates, a public broadcasting affiliate that was the nation's first public broadcasting television station, and two independents. Cable television programming is also available in the Houston area. The city's 18 AM and FM radio stations broadcast programming ranging from news, Spanish-language, and Christian talk shows to top-forty, polka, rhythm and blues, jazz, and country music, university, and public radio.
Media Information: Houston Chronicle, 801 Texas Ave., Houston, TX 77002; telephone (713)220-7171
City of Houston Home Page. Available www.houstontx.gov
Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau. Available www.visithoustontexas.com
Greater Houston Partnership. Available www.houston.org
Harris County Public Library. Available www.hcpl.lib.tx.us
The Heritage Society. Available www.heritagesociety.org
Houston Chronicle. Available www.chron.com
Houston Independent School District. Available www.houstonisd.org
Houston Public Library. Available www.houstonlibrary.org
NASA Johnson Space Center. Available www1.nasa.gov/centers/johnson
Texas Workforce Commission. Available www.twc.state.tx.us
James, Marquis, The Raven: A Biography of Sam Houston (Nor-walk, Conn.: Easton Press, 1988)
Landphair, Ted, and Carol M. Highsmith, Houston: Deep in the Heart (Houston, TX: Houston International Protocol Alliance, 2000)
McMurtrey, Larry, Terms of Endearment (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1975)
Winningham, Geoff, and Alan Reinhart, A Place of Dreams: Houston, An American City (Houston, TX: Rice University, 1986)
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