We chat with D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier about the city's strategy to combat the spike in violent crime taking place in the nation's capital.
Guest Host: Marc Fisher
Few public facilities shape neighborhoods as much as public libraries. The District is busy on this front – opening new libraries in places like Anacostia and rebuilding them in places like Tenleytown. But economic forces are changing how these libraries are operated and used.
- Ginnie Cooper Chief Librarian, D.C. Public Library
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