Deep In The Heart Of (A Transforming) TexasAll Things Considered host Melissa Block reports from Texas, where an energy boom and population growth continue to drive its economy to levels that would be the envy of most other states.
Deep In The Heart Of (A Transforming) Texas
Long before he was president, Lyndon Johnson taught in Cotulla, Texas. He is pictured here with students in 1928.
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Students participate in orchestra practice at Dr. John Folks Middle School in suburban San Antonio. The school is brand new and was built with explosive growth in mind — the student population is expected to double to 1,200 within five years.
Soldiers participate in physical therapy while using a prosthetic brace called the Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeletal Orthosis (IDEO), which allows them to use and strengthen severely injured legs.
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