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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden congratulating the launch team after the launch of Antares.

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden congratulating the launch team after the launch of Antares.

Monday, May 04 1 p.m. (ET)

The Intersection of Civil Rights History & The Space Program

The rise of the American space program overlapped with the dawn of the civil rights movement in the United States. Many of NASA's first African-American employees worked to send humans into space while at the same time finding their place in the struggle for racial equality. Kojo explores this intersection in history with two authors who chronicled the stories of some of the earliest African-American space workers - and an astronaut who followed them to become the first African-American in to lead NASA.

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Kumar Barve

Kumar Barve

Friday, May 01 12 p.m. (ET)

The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom Sherwood explore the results of D.C.'s recent special elections - and take stock of more political contests looming in Maryland and Virginia.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia

Thursday, Apr 30 12 p.m. (ET)

D.C. Population Growth Slows

After years of rapid growth, new census numbers show the number of people moving to our region has slowed dramatically. We explore what the trend might mean for the future of the area.

Wednesday, Apr 29 1 p.m. (ET)

Alcohol in American History

A new exhibit at the National Archives explores the history of booze in America, from the Puritans who actually approved of drink to the local liquor laws that grew out of Prohibition.