Talk At Ten

Incoming Texas Secretary of State Echoes GOP Leaders on Border Issues

For the first nomination of his incoming administration, Governor-elect Greg Abbott has tapped Cameron County Judge Carlos Cascos to be the next Texas Secretary of State. In Texas, the office oversees state elections, but also serves as the governor’s chief … Continue reading

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Thursday Interview: The Political Calculus – National Guard Troops on the Texas Border

The U.S. Congress is wrestling with competing visions on border security, including the possibility of a federal deployment of the National Guard to the border. But in Texas, where political angst over border security is a water cooler issue, the … Continue reading

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Friday Interview: Dr. Taft Armandroff, New Director of McDonald Observatory

In a broadcast recorded live at the McDonald Observatory near Ft. Davis, Texas, MPR reporter Lorne Matalon and Morning Edition anchor Travis Bubenik spoke with Dr. Taft Armandroff, the recently appointed director of the observatory. The three met up at … Continue reading

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Making Deals With Informants: U.S. Visas And The Juárez War

On March 13, 2010, gunmen deployed by the Juárez cartel took up their positions as guests filtered out from a child’s birthday party. Many of the guests worked at the U.S. consulate in Juárez. A Chihuahua state police officer named … Continue reading

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First Visit to Ojinaga by a Mexican President; Peña Nieto Talks Trade on Thanksgiving

While Presidio and the rest of West Texas celebrated Thanksgiving, only miles away Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto spent the day in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mex., a border town so small that no Mexican president had ever gone there. During his … Continue reading

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President on Deficit Reduction

Our regularly scheduled Talk At Ten program at 10 AM will be pre-empted on Monday in order to carry President Obama’s news conference on the status of efforts to find a balanced approach to deficit reduction. NPR News will provide anchored … Continue reading

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Friday live in-studio

At 12:30 PM on Friday (May 27), we’ll have a live in-studio visit from Bob Livingston, of the Lost Gonzo Band. He is also the director of Texas Music International. Bob Livingston is tracing the triangle* this weekend, with shows … Continue reading

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KRTS Interview on Green Scene

LISTEN NOW: KRTS Interview on Green Scene

Mark Kneeskern & Shannon Carter sit down at the KRTS Studios to preview the Green Scene in Terlingua. Live on Tuesday, March 29, at 10:30 AM, and replayed on Saturday, April 1, at Noon.

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Interview: Priscilla Wiggins

Artist Priscilla Wiggins visits KRTS at 10:30 AM Friday morning to talk about her upcoming show at the Greasewood Gallery in Marfa. For decades, Priscilla has painted in situ in Big Bend National Park.  

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Tuesday interview: Shafter Mine

LISTEN NOW: Tuesday interview: Shafter Mine

KRTS Reporter Pete Szilagyi interviews some of the people behind the reopening of mining operations in Shafter, south of Marfa. You can hear the compilation of these interviews on Talk At Ten on Tuesday, February 22, at 10 AM and … Continue reading

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