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Tangazo is a meeting place where we share ideas and explore efforts to improve our human conditions and quite simply make our lives better. All are welcome, none will be judged, but all are challenged to look beyond ourselves and our notions of how others think about issues of cultural​,​ political and social significance. We are building bridges of communication between the many groups that make up the St​. L​ouis Metropolitan Region by sharing and reflecting on the stories and lives of a diverse group of guests.

Host and Producer: Hank Thompson
Guest Hosts: Tim Person, Rev. Darryl Gray & Mike Jones
Technical Producers: Kevin Melter, Frankie Meixner, Ryan Voelkel, Jeron Wilson, Matt Patston, Jon Valley

Jan 10, 2023

This episode of the KDHX podcast Tangazo, was dedicated to the memory of the late Demetrius Johnson. ———

Last evening, we had our annual year end review discussion, with an in-depth analysis of the most important events of 2022. ———

Our panel of Tangazo commentators, included cohost Tim Person, StLouis Post Dispatch Columnist Bill McClellan and Michael Wesley Jones, award winning columnist, for the StLouis American Newspaper. ———

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, topped our list of global events as expected but national events brought more variety of opinions.
Mike Jones, says the January 6th investigative commission and its findings were of great importance to our American Democracy, such as it is.
Tim Person, thought the November elections, with Democrats retaining Senate, while Republicans were the winning the house was the most notable event of 2022. ———

There was much debate on the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe V Wade and its impact on the November elections. ———

Venerable Post Dispatch columnist, Bill McClellan and I both acknowledged, the indictment and convictions of three African American elected officials for bribery, including the president of the StLouis Board of Aldermen, as the most consequential event of 2022, in StLouis. ———