Phillip Mahfood, also known as Phillip Rasak, is Sebastian Mahfood's father and was a radio talk show host for KTBB and Texas State Network in the early-mid 90s. While his shows do not deal with explicitly Catholic themes, his wisdom in business and politics speaks to our Catholic faith. Over time, the sixty tapes now in our possession will be catalogued below.
In this half-hour segment, Phillip Rasak asks whether the people of East Texas would be willing to rescue a Russian cosmonaut trapped in space following the fall of the Soviet Union. Cosmonaut 3rd Class Sergei Krikalev was actually rescued by the Russians on March 25, 1992, about six weeks after the show aired.
In this quarter-hour segment, Phillip Rasak takes a serious look at the death penalty in the state of Texas. The segment aired on April 23, 1992.
In this half-hour segment, Phillip Rasak prods his listening audience on the death penalty in the case of Kenneth Granville, who was on death row for 17 years at the time the show aired on June 3, 1992. Granville would remain another four years on death row for a total of 21. The topic shifts casually to the Texas lottery and ends with The Lovely Mrs. Rasak (TLMR) calling in about where she found pickled peppers.
In this half-hour segment, Phillip Mahfood speaks about six steps for customer complaint resolution. No date. The Customer Crisis: Turning an Unhappy Customer into a Life-Long Client was published by Probus Publishing in 1993.
Feel free to post a response to any of the shows. Remember, these shows are 25 years old and delivered in East Texas, the belt buckle of the Southern Baptist Bible Belt. Listen to the short recording below of Phillip Mahfood first.