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Ward 8 councilmember LaRuby May

Ward 8 councilmember LaRuby May

Friday, May 29 12 p.m. (ET)

The Politics Hour

D.C. scores wins in court on budget autonomy. A former GOP protege is giving Virginia's House Speaker a run for his money from a former protege. And Prince George's County Executive scales back a major tax hike.

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A woman attending AwesomeCon in cosplay.

A woman attending AwesomeCon in cosplay.

Thursday, May 28 1 p.m. (ET)

AwesomeCon

Nerds, assemble! D.C.'s third annual AwesomeCon is a gathering of the mid-Atlantic region's biggest sci-fi and comics fans whose numbers are growing by the minute. We get inside the D.C. region's nerd culture to explore the psyche of fandom from a local perspective.

John Garvey, right, President of The Catholic University of America, greets Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington and University chancellor, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception after the University’s annual Mass of the Holy Spirit to celebrate the opening of the school year.

John Garvey, right, President of The Catholic University of America, greets Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington and University chancellor, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception after the University’s annual Mass of the Holy Spirit to celebrate the opening of the school year.

Thursday, May 28 12 p.m. (ET)

Catholic University President John Garvey

We speak with the president of the only university in the country overseen by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops about the role of faith in the classroom and in society, the acceptance of Muslim students on campus and what the transformation of D.C.'s Brookland neighborhood means for his school.

Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian.

Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian.

Wednesday, May 27 1 p.m. (ET)

American Journalist On Trial In Iran

The trial of Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post reporter being held in Iran, began this week behind closed doors--and was adjourned unexpectedly. We explore his case and Iran's habit of locking up members of the press.

Wednesday, May 27 12 p.m. (ET)

Freedom Of Speech On The Frontlines

The Internet has made self expression easier than ever. But despite the burgeoning channels for free speech, there are dangerous limitations to this First Amendment right. Kojo speaks with journalist David Shipler about how this fundamental American right is still being tested.