HOUSTON - The Houston Astros kick off the 2013 Major League Baseball season this weekend hoping to erase the memory of a record 107 losses in 2012. It is also the teams' first in the American League after being a National League team for its entire existence. Astros President and Chief Executive Officer George Postolos joins Khambrel Marshall for this week's Houston Newsmakers and talks about what it will take to make the Astros a winner on the field and in the hearts of the fans. Postolos weighs in on the new season, new league, new manager, new uniforms and the new attitude from the front office to the field for the Astros.
www.adl.org/imagine, you will see images of victims of high-profile crimes of hatred and racism, like James Byrd Jr. and Anne Frank, as they might look today or the contributions they might have made had their lives not been cut short. Martin Cominsky, the southwest regional director of the ADL, is Khambrel's guest and talks about the origin of the campaign and what they are asking local religious leaders to do to promote the campaign against hatred.
There is something for everyone in this week's program! Watch Houston Newsmakers with Khambrel Marshall Sunday at 10 a.m., right after Meet the Press with David Gregory.
- George Postolos, president, CEO Houston Astros, 713-259-8000; http://houston.astros.mlb.com
- Professor Aaron Bruhl, U of H Law Center, 713-743-2100; www.law.uh.edu
- Professor Geoffrey Hoffman, director of Immigration Clinic, U of H Law Center 713-743-2100; www.law.uh.edu
- Martin Cominsky, southwest regional director, Anti Defamation League , 713-627-3490; www.adl.org/southwest; www.adl.org/imagine
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