The Source

Monday - Thursday from noon-1 p.m. on KSTX

The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.

The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day. Hosted by veteran journalist David Martin Davies, and produced by Kim Johnson and Jan Ross Piedad.

Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.

Support for The Source comes from contributors to the Community Engagement Fund, including The Gladys and Ralph Lazarus Foundation.

Contribute to the conversation:

  • Call us at: (210) 614-8980 during the show
  • Leave a voicemail at (210) 615-8982 anytime. Submissions may be played on-air
  • Tweet questions to:  @tprsource
  • E-mail comments to:  thesource@tpr.org

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Ways to Connect

Caitlin Saks / WGBH

"Water. Turn on the faucet and it's always there. Without it we perish. But how safe is our tap water?"

Using Flint, Michigan, as a case study, a new documentary focuses in on vulnerabilities in water systems across the U.S. Lead began seeping into the drinking water when the city switched its supply in 2014, causing a massive public health crisis.

Texas Public Radio's "The Source" hosts a series of forums with city council candidates in preparation for the June 10 runoff election. Early voting begins today and ends next Tuesday, June 6.

Melissa Cabello Havrda/Greg Brockhouse

Texas Public Radio's "The Source" hosts a series of forums with city council candidates in preparation for the June 10 runoff election. Early voting begins May 30. 

District 6 Councilman Ray Lopez will max out his term limits on the San Antonio City Council this year. 

Could A Robot Steal Your Job?

May 23, 2017
Jimmy Maas / KUT

Machines are changing the way humans interact with the world by automating the goods and services that make up daily life.

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What role does fatherhood play in the development and well-being of children? 

Fatherless children are twice as likely to drop out of school. Infant mortality rates are nearly twice as high for infants of unmarried mothers. Children with absent fathers are five times more likely to live in poverty. Youth in fatherless homes are at greater risk for abuse and neglect, and have higher odds of incarceration later in life.

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