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Dozens murdered - maybe many many more - including children. One child axed into pieces in front of parents.


Day two of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland tonight and if you want to see the 155 Texas delegates you are going to have to squint. The solidly red state doesn't get courted like the states on the fence, so it is to the nosebleeds with them. 

What influence will Texas have at the convention, after a Texan-filled primary that played not We Are the Champions, but Another One Bites the Dust.


Ross Ramsey, executive editor of the Texas Tribune

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The attempted coup in Turkey,  officers shoots an African-American man and three police officers gunned down in Baton Rouge. All three events featured extreme violence and all were caught on camera and put online for public consumption.

It seems we can't get away from wall to wall coverage or online videos of extreme violence, but what is the impact of this constant coverage to individuals watching? Guest:

  • Mary McNaughton-Cassill, professor of Psychology at the University of Texas San Antonio