What It Would Take to Bring Home Brittney Griner and Indian Composer and Violinist L. Subramaniam (August 5, 2022) – Houston Public Media

On Friday’s show: A Russian court has found WNBA star Brittney Griner guilty of drug trafficking and possession. The judge sentenced Griner to nine years in prison. What are the chances that the United States government will arrange his release much sooner in some sort of prisoner exchange or other diplomatic effort? An expert in international relations intervenes.

Also this hour: We discuss the implications for us here in Houston and across Texas of a recent Supreme Court ruling signaling a diminishing of EPA power.

Then we break down the good, bad and ugly of the week, including a man using 3D-printed guns to make his point at the city’s recent gun buy-back event, and an award-winning songwriter finding herself in over her head after a comment about Beyoncé on Twitter.

And famed Indian composer and violinist Dr. L. Subramaniam is in Houston this week to prepare for a Saturday concert with the Houston Symphony for the world premiere of his Mahatma Symphony, written to celebrate 75 years of Indian independence.

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