In honor of National Poetry Month, Kojo explores new collections by local poets and finds out how poetry impacts our lives amid social, political and cultural upheaval.
It’s a nerve center for the Defense Department, and a workplace for nearly 20,000 people. But the Pentagon is also a fixture of the Washington region’s cultural and architectural landscape. We explore the history of a local icon.
- Steve Vogel Author, "The Pentagon: A History" (Random House)
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