Kojo looks back on the local impact of Dick Gregory, the legendary comedian and civil rights activist who adopted Washington as his home town.
With the recent wintry weather keeping some people from giving blood, the Red Cross says its supplies have dwindled to a “crisis level” and that some hospitals are putting off surgeries. We’ll find out more about the problem and what’s being done to address it.
- Katie McGuire Spokeswoman, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region, American Red Cross
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