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Former San Antonio Mayors Reflect On Lila Cockrell's Long And Lasting Legacy

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Lila Cockrell, the trailblazing former San Antonio mayor and first woman mayor of a major U.S. city, died Thursday, August 29, at age 97.

After serving three terms on the San Antonio City Council and four terms as Mayor, Cockrell led organizations, conservancies and foundations forward on state and local initiatives to influence and improve public life.Guests:

 
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*This interview was recorded on Thursday, August 29.

Kim Johnson is the producer for Texas Public Radio’s live, call-in show The Source. She is a Trinity University alum with bachelor’s degrees in Communication and Spanish, and a Master of Arts Degree from the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin.