Date
Wednesday 06 November 2019
Location
Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Houston

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.

Links to some of the previous broadcasts: