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The Texas Tribune Festival 2016 Videos

Here are the videos from the keynote sessions of the 2016 Texas Tribune Festival.

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One on One With John Kasich

Supported by Emerus

Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith interviewed Ohio governor and former 2016 Republican presidential candidate John Kasich.

We thank our Texas Tribune Festival sponsors: Walmart, South by Southwest, The University of Texas at Austin and our other sponsors.


A Cure for Cancer

New York Times Magazine Editor-in-Chief Jake Silverstein led a panel discussion with former professional cyclist Lance Armstrong, state Rep. Sarah Davis, MD Anderson Cancer Center president Ronald DePinho and James Wilson, chief scientific officer of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

The Remaking of the Alamo

Author Stephen Harrigan interviewed Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush; Phil Collins, musician and author of "The Alamo and Beyond: A Collector's Journey"; and state Sen. José Menéndez, D-San Antonio.

Big Cities, Big Challenges

Supported by Houston First, Texas Central and United Healthcare

Dallas Morning News Editor Mike Wilson interviewed Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner.

One on One With Ken Starr

Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith interviewed former Baylor Chancellor and President Ken Starr.

Can the Center Hold?

Supported by the LBJ School of Public Affairs

Alex Wagner, senior editor at The Atlantic, led a panel discussion with former U.S. Rep. Tom Davis, R-Virginia, former U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell and former U.N. Ambassador Bill Richardson.

Is Texas Good for Women?

Texas Tribune Editor-in-Chief Emily Ramshaw interviewed former Texas Comptroller Susan Combs and former state Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth.

The State of Black America

Author Touré interviewed U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor and National Center for Policy Analysis Executive Director Allen West.

What’s the Matter With Congress?

Supported by Emerus

Texas Tribune Washington Bureau Chief Abby Livingston led a panel discussion with U.S. Reps. Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, and Bill Flores, R-Waco.

One on One With Ted Cruz

Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith interviewed U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas.

The LGBTQ Agenda

MTV News senior political correspondent Ana Marie Cox interviewed former Houston Mayor Annise Parker.

The View From Elsewhere

New York Times Magazine contributor Robert Draper interviewed Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson.


2016 WTF?

Supported by AT&T

Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith led a panel discussion with Washington Post reporter Chris Cillizza, MTV senior correspondent Ana Marie Cox, MSNBC political correspondent Steve Kornacki, Time Washington correspondent Jay Newton-Small and Washington Post national political reporter David Weigel.

One on One with Evan McMullin

Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith interviewed Evan McMullin, an independent 2016 candidate for president.

Other sponsors include AARP, the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life, the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE), AT&T, the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, the Beer Alliance of Texas, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, The Boeing Company, CenterPoint Energy, Comcast, CPS Energy, Deloitte, Doctor's Hospital at Renaissance, Educate Texas, Emerus, ETS, ETS HiSET, General Motors, Google, Greater Texas Water, Gulf States Toyota, the Gulf Coast Community Colleges Consortium, H-E-B, the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Houston First, Huston-Tillotson University, IBC Bank, JPMorgan Chase, the LBJ School of Public Affairs, Legacy Community Health, Lockheed Martin, the Lumina Foundation, the Meadows Center for Water and The Environment, the Meadows Foundation, the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute for Texas, the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, Messina Hof Winery and Resort, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, the Mitchell Foundation, The Monument Group, National Instruments, NRG Energy, Oncor, Pearson, Quest Diagnostics, Raise Your Hand Texas, South by Southwest, Southwest Airlines, St. David's Foundation, St. David's HealthCare, Teladoc, The Texas A&M University System, the Texas Association of Realtors, Texas Central, Texas Exes, TexProtects, The Nature Conservancy, Toyota North America, Uber, UnitedHealthcare, the University of Texas Press, Upbring, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Valero, the Walton Family Foundation, We Work for Health Texas, Austin American-Statesman, culturemap, Houston Public Media, KLRU, KXAN, Marfa Public Radio, Texas Monthly, Texas Standard, Univision 62 and the Washington Post.