As Virginia voters prepare for a statewide election this fall, join political analyst Tom Sherwood and the Kojo Show team for a community conversation about where the Commonwealth fits into debates about gun rights and gun violence — and how views about these issues shape broader attitudes about politics in our region.
Six months after the attack on the Pentagon, Kojo and guests look at how prepared the region is for future acts of terrorism.
- Michael C. Rogers Executive Director, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.
- Peter LaPorte Director, D.C. Emergency Management Agency
- Lynn Frank Chief of Public Health Services, Montgomery County
- James "Jim" Schwartz Director of the Arlington County Office of Emergency Management
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