Conflict

Monuments Men: Protecting Art And Cultural Heritage In The Midst Of Conflict

Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014 at 1:32 p.m.

A new Smithsonian exhibit explores the true story of the scholars, historians and art curators who became known as the "Monuments Men," which was also recently adapted for film. We explore a unique chapter in art history, and explore the ongoing challenge of protecting cultural heritage sites around the world.

Your Turn: Changes At The Corcoran, Historic Decisions In Virginia

Thursday, Feb 20, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

From your take on the Corcoran Gallery's surprising changes to your reaction to the slushy winter Olympics, it's your turn to set the agenda.

Diasporas Reinvesting In Their Home Countries

Monday, Feb 17, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

The Washington region is home to several large diaspora communities. During a recent trip to Africa, Kojo spoke with two members of D.C.'s Ethiopian diaspora who are focused on investment opportunities inside of the country where they grew up.

Jennifer Senior: "All Joy And No Fun: The Paradox Of Modern Parenthood"

Thursday, Feb 6, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Countless studies, scholarly articles and self-help books have considered the effect parents have on their children at every stage of their lives. But what about the effect kids have on their parents?

Security Concerns At The Sochi Olympics

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 at 12:35 p.m.

When the Olympics open in Sochi on Feb. 7, visitors will encounter a Russian city under virtual lockdown. Terror threats and recent bombings blamed on separatists in the neighboring Caucasus have forced unprecedented levels of security, a move many say may mar the spirit of the games. We find out what the scene is like in Sochi, and how serious the threats are from Russia’s neighboring Islamist insurgency.

Dispatches From Ethiopia: U.S. Ambassador To The African Union

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Kojo talks with the U.S. Ambassador to the African Union, Reuben Brigety, at his home in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, about South Sudan peace talks, the African Union and the U.S. role on the continent.

The Real Legacy Of Martin Luther King Jr. (Rebroadcast)

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 at 1:32 p.m.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch argues that while we invoke Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s name frequently, few understand the principles he championed or the history of race relations in America.

"The Square:" Behind The Headlines Of The Egyptian Revolution (Rebroadcast)

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 at 12:41 p.m.

A new documentary takes viewers inside the Egyptian revolution, from the heady protests in Tahrir Square to the subsequent political upheaval.

"The Square:" Behind The Headlines Of The Egyptian Revolution

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at 1:41 p.m.

A new documentary takes viewers inside the Egyptian revolution, from the heady protests in Tahrir Square to the subsequent political upheaval.

"Miss Manners Minds Your Business:" Etiquette In The Workplace (Rebroadcast)

Thursday, Dec 26, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Whether you're a cubicle dweller or occupy a corner office, proper protocol in the office has changed drastically in recent years. Enter Miss Manners, aka Judith Martin, who takes on everything from email etiquette to office dress codes in a new book.

The International Disability Treaty

Monday, Dec 9, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

The Americans with Disabilities Act served as the model for an international treaty. But while 138 countries have ratified the treaty, the U.S. has not. Two State Department officials join us to discuss the leadership role they hope the United States can continue to play on the issue.

Iran's Nuclear Deal

Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Iran has signed a historic agreement that will slow its uranium enrichment program in exchange for a loosening of international sanctions. We examine the deal and its detractors.

Joe Sacco: "The Great War"

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 1:36 p.m.

Catoonist and journalist Joe Sacco uses a single page that spans 24 feet to tell the story of the Battle of the Somme.

Bringing Peace To The Democratic Republic Of Congo

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

After two years of conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the largest group of insurgents, M23, laid down their arms, offering a surprising ray of hope in the region.

What To Do About Workplace Bullying

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The allegation of bullying among Miami Dolphins players is raising questions about harassment on the job in a variety of workplaces. We look at what constitutes workplace bullying and what to do about it.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.