A longtime Arlington County Board member shakes up Virginia politics by announcing plans to step away. Uncertainty clouds the future for the chief of one of Maryland's treasured public school systems. And the field of candidates narrows in D.C.'s special elections looming in the spring.
Guest Host: Jennice Fuentes
The beach or Disneyland are typical summer destinations. But for a married couple who both work as defense industry journalists, a worldwide trip to explore the secretive worlds associated with nuclear defense sounded good. Hear how they spent summer 2005, visiting everything from missile silos in Kansas to the Ukraine’s Chernobyl.
- Sharon Weinberger Senior Reporter, "Danger Room", Wired Magazine's National Security Blog; and co-author of "A Nuclear Family Vacation: Travels in the World of Atomic Weaponry (Bloomsbury)
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