The Source

Monday - Thursday from 3-4 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.

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Ways to Connect

Harvard University Press

After WWII, American service members were compelled to rebuild the nations they fought so hard to defeat: Germany and Japan. Professor of history Susan Carruthers sifted through thousands of unpublished letters and memoirs to discover these men and women's thoughts about their post-war mission.

How can citizens launch a better effort to communicate with their leaders? Can the integration of virtual components boost real civic engagement? 

Public Domain

Whether it's for physical or mental health care, veterans and their families have options when looking for healing and support in ​​San Antonio, often called "Military City USA."

The Source ​looks at a few of the many resources available in the area and how members of the military community are helping each other. 

Reach out to the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at

The Source: How Do You Speak 'American'?

Nov 14, 2016

How would you address a group of two or more people? In Texas, the answer is: y'all.

But how do other words, descriptors and pronunciations be a tell-tale sign of where you've lived or grown up? This is what then-intern Josh Katz set out to show a few years ago, when he created an interactive map based on a personalized linguistics survey for The New York Times.

Credit: Wikicommons

Bexar County's rate of attrition has climbed to 28 percent during the 2015-16 academic year - surpassing rates in Houston, Dallas and Austin areas - and the statewide rate increased for the first time in 18 years, according to a report released earlier this month.