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.
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- Vance Garnett Freelance Journalist
- Psyche Williams-Forson Associate Professor and Co-Director of Graduate Studies, American Studies, University of Maryland
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