Spotlight Conversations

Texas history author Mike Vance

February 17, 2022 Donna Reed Episode 76
Spotlight Conversations
Texas history author Mike Vance
Show Notes

In Texas today along with all its history, as told by the master Texas history storyteller, writer, stand-up comic, screenwriter, radio guy and author Mike Vance. His new book 'Getting Away with Bloody Murder:J.B. Brockman, the best Criminal Lawyer in Texas' (available now on Amazon) describes the life and times of Brockman, who rose from 'shady character to preeminent defense attorney in Houston' (visualize a turn of the century 'Perry Mason). Mike talks about his journey as a student who loved history class (excellent teachers) and supportive parents (who encouraged him to read); his love of words and historical research; working in radio (including 97 Talk in Houston); screenwriting for the BBC and American television (including his contribution for PBS on the 'Birth of Texas' series); and what the future holds for the historical Brenham Heritage Museum and Night Heron Media, where he is Creative Director. Bring your love of the Lone Star State to the studio and listen in!