Sam Baker

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Lyda Hill's Giving $1 Million to Public Radio, and KERA Isn't Even Going To Send Her a Coffee Mug

    You might not expect the granddaughter of H.L. Hunt, the oil magnate who inspired Larry Hagman's character on Dallas, to be particularly fond of public radio. But as it turns out, Lyda Hill is very fond indeed of her local NPR affiliate, KERA. The station announced today that Hill's foundation is w ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 13, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 24, 2008

    Barefootin': Tributes and Trivia

    Judge Harold Barefoot Sanders, being interviewed a few years ago by KERA's Sam Baker The Big Boss is on his way to Northaven United Methodist Church for the 4 p.m. funeral of Judge Harold Barefoot Sanders, who died Sunday at 83 and whose obituary makes The New York Times today. Mark profiled the leg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2008

    Get a Sneak Peek at KERA's Special on Sharing the Power in Dallas

    This morning on KERA-FM (90.1), Sam Baker previewed tonight's screening at 8 on Channel 13 of Sharing the Power, which examines how Dallas wound up with a 14-1 system of governance courtesy, among others, Roy Williams and Marvin Crenshaw. It's part of a weeklong examination of the landmark lawsuit t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2007

    Leppert and Oakley: Let's Get It On

    Tom Leppert and Ed Oakley, meet your worst nightmare: Tracy Rowlett. OK, I dunno about all that, but the KTVT-Channel 11 anchor-on-his-way-out will, a week from tonight, moderate a half-hour debate (really, that's all -- the length of an episode of According to Jim?) twixt the two mayoral candidates ... More >>

  • News

    November 11, 2004

    The Missing People's Agenda

    Plus: The Turkey Test; New Sheriff in Town

  • Calendar

    February 26, 1998