D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham discusses the ACLU lawsuit against MPD officers for their actions during Inauguration Day protests. And Democratic candidate for Maryland Governor Alec Ross is in studio.
It’s been more than a decade since local journalist Bruce Johnson had a massive heart attack. The experience forced him to ask tough questions about his life and lifestyle, and inspired him to seek out others who had gone through similar experiences. He joins Kojo to discuss the human and emotional side of cardiac health.
- C. Bruce Johnson Reporter, WUSA-TV (Channel 9), DC's CBS affiliate; and author of "Heart to Heart: 12 People Discover Better Lives after Their Heart Attacks" (iUniverse)
- Greg Kumkumian Medical Director, Coronary Care Unit, Suburban Hospital
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