Virginia Republican Party Chair John Whitbeck joins us in studio, and we get an update on Congress and D.C.'s "Death with Dignity" bill from D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton.
Horse races are known for their pageantry, and this weekend’s Belmont Stakes will be no different. Over-the-top hats, high-stakes gambling and graceful thoroughbreds come together to create a spectacle that will be broadcast on televisions across the country. There’s a dark side to the sport, though, that happens off screen, hidden beneath the fanfare. Kojo explores the use of performance-enhancing and pain-masking drugs in horse racing and its effect on the industry, fans, jockeys and horses themselves.
- Wayne Pacelle President and Chief Executive Officer, The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
- Jim Gagliano President and Chief Executive Officer, The Jockey Club
- Ray Paulick Ray Paulick, Paulick Report
Most Recent Shows
Lifelong Washingtonian and community advocate Theresa Howe Jones passed away last week at the age of 84. She leaves a legacy of meaningful work in the Anacostia neighborhood and in D.C. as a whole.
A new study explains the effects of rising sea levels in coastal regions, including Maryland's Eastern Shore, and parts of Virginia. What are cities in our region doing to combat these events?
The dining staples you'd expect to find on the street or in diners are becoming more and more upscale in the District of Columbia. What does that signal about the city to its longtime residents?