As the political temperature rises and the US starts to gear up for the Presidential election next year, World Questions comes to Houston for a Texan perspective on the issues convulsing the nation. The BBC’s Jonny Dymond and a panel of Republicans and Democrats will debate the big questions on the future of American policies and politics with a public audience. Be part of the audience and have your say in a debate that will be heard around the world.
The programme will be recorded at Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts on 6 November 2019. The event starts at 18.00 with a drinks reception where you can submit your questions for the panel. Guests are kindly requested to arrive on time.
The panel will include:
- Lina Hidalgo (Democrat) County Judge , Harris County
- Randy Weber (Republican) Member of the US House of Representatives
- Joan Huffman (Republican) Member of the Texas Senate
- Joaquin Castro (Democrat) Member of the US House of Representatives
BBC World Questions is a series of events delivered in partnership with the British Council.
As a cultural relations and educational organisation and partner of the BBC World Service, the British Council helps to enable a platform where the general public can join a democratic debate on a global forum.
BBC World Service delivers news content around the world in English and 28 other language services, on radio, TV and digital, reaching a weekly audience of 246 million. As part of BBC World Service, BBC Learning English teaches English to global audiences. The BBC attracts a weekly global news audience of 320 million people to its international news services including BBC World Service, BBC World News television channel and bbc.com/news.
Admission is free but online registration is required. While we hope to accommodate everyone, please arrive in good time to be sure of a seat.