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Awards[+]

Date: Award:
July, 2012 Lone Star Award, Radio Talk Show; David Martin Davies and Yvette Benavides, KSTX, San Antonio, received this award for their episode, “We Were Not Orphans: Stories from the Waco State Home." The Houston Press Club presented the award.
April, 2012 First Amendment Award, Broadcast; Texas Public Radio News Director David Martin Davies and Yvette Benavides, the hosts and producers of Texas Matters, received this award for their episode, “We Were Not Orphans: Stories from the Waco State Home.” The Society of Professional Journalists, Fort Worth Professional Chapter, presented the award.
February, 2012 Texas AP Broadcasters Award, Radio Documentary; Texas Public Radio News Director David Martin Davies and Yvette Benavides, the hosts and producers of Texas Matters, received this award for their episode, “We Were Not Orphans: Stories from the Waco State Home.”

Print[+]

Date: Publisher: Article:
July, 2011 Texas Co-op Power Book provides a stark look inside the now-defunct Waco State Home
June 26, 2011 Waco Tribune Herald Former residents drawn to Waco
February 25, 2011 The Baylor Lariat Book exposes Waco facility's secrets
February 21, 2011 Waco Tribune-Herald Book reveals Waco State Home
February 12, 2011 Austin American-Statesman Family history uncovers Waco State Home's brutal past
February 13, 2011 Waco Tribune-Herald New Waco State Home history depicts decades of abuse, cover-ups
February 11, 2011 Austin American-Statesman Family history uncovers Waco State Home's brutal past

Television[+]

Date: Show: Network:
March 3, 2011 Good Morning Austin FOX 7 News
February 26, 2011 Daybreak KVUE 24 News

Radio[+]

Date: Show: Network:
May 6, 2011 Idea Lounge, hosted by Khotan Harmon KOOP 91.7 FM
April 17, 2011 KAZI Book Review, hosted by Hopeton Hay KAZI 88.7 FM
March 31, 2011 Morning Edition, hosted by Jennifer Stayton, KUT 90.5
March 25, 2011 Texas Music Matters, hosted by Yvette Benavides Texas Public Radio
March 18, 2011 Viewpoint with Jean Dean Supertalk 94.1 FM
February 25, 2011 Barbara Dooley Show WGAU 1340 AM

Blogs[+]

Date: Publisher/Article:
October 6, 2011 Portland Book Review
June 26, 2011 Austinist.com
May 8, 2011 Out & About, Michael Barnes, Austin360.com
April 21, 2011 5MinutesForBooks.com
April 1, 2011 Grits for Breakfast
March 20, 2011 The New York Times - The Opinion Pages
March 17,2011 Book Chase
March 2, 2011 Pen and Palette
February 28, 2011 Buttery Books