Wade Goodwyn

Wade Goodwyn appears in the following:

The Very Strange Case Of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Thursday, September 24, 2015

The Army's investigation produced a wealth of new information on why Bergdahl walked off his base in Afghanistan in 2009. The major general who led the inquiry recommended against a prison sentence.


The Fate Of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Now In The Hands Of His Superiors

Saturday, September 19, 2015

The preliminary hearing for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is over. It is now up to the proceeding's presiding officer to make a recommendation on whether to court-martial the soldier for desertion.


Chief Investigator Says Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Shouldn't Be Sent To Prison

Friday, September 18, 2015

The chief investigator into the actions of Army Sgt. Bergdahl testified Friday that Bergdahl was not a cowardly deserter, but he left his unit to draw attention to the platoon's poor leadership.


Hearing To Decide If Court-Martial Is Warranted For Bowe Bergdahl

Friday, September 18, 2015

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl watched as Army prosecutors ask a judge to move ahead with court martial proceedings. Bergdahl went missing from his base in Afghanistan and was captured by the Taliban.


Army To Open A Hearing On Former Taliban Prisoner, An Accused Deserter

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Officials begin proceedings Thursday on whether to court-martial Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. He is charged with deserting his post in eastern Afghanistan and misbehavior before the enemy.


At Massive Dallas Rally, Trump's Speech Lacks Policy

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Donald Trump addressed a crowd of thousands at the American Airlines Center in Dallas Monday. He spoke mostly about himself but also addressed illegal immigration, which drew a thunderous reaction.


In Texas, It May Have All Come Too Easily For Rick Perry

Saturday, September 12, 2015

As Texas became more Republican, Perry, the state's longest-serving governor, never had to work out the political muscles that could have helped him in a presidential run.


So Many Sports, So Little Time: Texas High School Athletes Opt Out Of Football

Thursday, September 10, 2015

In Texas, fewer high school boys are playing football. And while there may be some concern about head injuries, one young athlete says the trend has more to do with demands on his time.


After Mysterious Absence, Dallas DA In Treatment For Mental Illness

Friday, August 28, 2015

Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk announced she is being treated for depression after three weeks of questions over her whereabouts. Her staff had said she was on a long vacation.


Rick Perry's Loss Is Ted Cruz's Gain

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Not even Texas is solidly behind former Gov. Rick Perry this year. Sen. Ted Cruz and other presidential candidates are successfully drilling in Texas for gushers of campaign contributions.


One Of The Nation's Biggest Urban Forests Isn't Where You'd Expect

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Running all the way through Dallas is a 6,000-acre stretch of massive oaks, bubbling springs and broad meadows. But the river running through it has many of the issues faced by other urban waterways.


Boy Scouts To Announce End Of Ban On Gay Leaders

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Boy Scouts are expected to end the ban on gay leaders and volunteers Monday. It will still allow troops affiliated with religious groups to deny leadership roles based on sexual orientation.


Immigrants Sue Texas For Denying Birth Certificates To U.S.-Born Children

Monday, July 20, 2015

Officials in Texas are making it more difficult for undocumented immigrants to get birth certificates for their children born in the state. The state tightened ID requirements for parents, prompting a number of lawsuits.


Confederate Flag Comes Down: A Tonic For The American Soul

Saturday, July 11, 2015

When NPR's Wade Goodwyn was a boy, his father was involved in the civil rights movement in Texas. There, he got an early lesson in the ugly reality of racism from his next door neighbor.


Charleston's Black Leaders Want To See Justice As Much As Forgiveness

Thursday, July 02, 2015

After the South Carolina church killings, victims' families offered the accused shooter forgiveness. While Charleston's leaders have followed suit, some say the compassionate response is premature.


President Obama Delivers Eulogy At Funeral For Rev. Clementa Pinckney

Friday, June 26, 2015

President Obama delivered the eulogy Friday at the funeral of Rev. Pinckney in Charleston, S.C., Friday. The state senator was killed last Wednesday in the shooting at a historic black church.


First Funerals Held For Charleston, S.C., Church Shooting Victims

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Funerals are being held in North Charleston, S.C, Thursday for two of the nine victims slain in last week's massacre at a historic black church, allegedly by an avowed white supremacist.


Texas Abortion Curbs Go Into Effect Soon, Unless Supreme Court Acts

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

A controversial 2013 law, which will likely leave just nine clinics open in the state, is set to go into effect July 1. Abortion-rights supporters have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene.


Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry Launches Second Presidential Run

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry officially joined the race for the Republican Presidential nomination Thursday. In a speech at an aircraft hangar outside Dallas, Perry highlighted his military service and his executive experience in Texas.

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5 Things You Should Know About Rick Perry

Thursday, June 04, 2015

The former Texas governor is running again for the GOP presidential nomination. Did you know that he was once an Al Gore Democrat, he and George W. Bush have bad blood and he used to be a cheerleader?