Kojo looks back on the local impact of Dick Gregory, the legendary comedian and civil rights activist who adopted Washington as his home town.
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- Bill Myers Reporter, "The Examiner" newspaper
- Martin O'Malley Maryland Governor
- Jack Evans D.C. Council member (D-Ward 2); Chairman of the Committee on Finance and Revenue
- Cary Silverman Democratic Candidate for D.C. Council (Ward 2)
- Mark K. Spencer Inspector General, Prince George's County Police Department
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