Combatting Crime With The Community

Thursday, Apr 7, 2011 at 12:47 p.m.

We explore the effectiveness of "neighborhood watch" programs as crime-fighting tools.

History Behind The Headlines: Kojo & Kalb

Thursday, Mar 31, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

Kojo chats with veteran broadcaster Marvin Kalb about the history behind the headlines in today's news about American military activity abroad.

Tunisia and Beyond: Why Revolutions Get Started

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

A Tunisian fruit vendor set himself on fire and sparked a revolution. We explore the people behind the headlines and the popular revolts that have toppled some Arab governments but not others.

Libya: History Behind the Headlines

Monday, Mar 21, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

As the U.S. participates strikes against Gadhafi's regime, we look at the history of U.S. relations with Libya over the four decades of his rule.

Egypt's Middle Class and Its Role in Tahrir Square

Thursday, Mar 17, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

An Egyptian scholar shares her first-hand account of the protest in Tahrir Square and role of the country's middle class in toppling the Mubarak administration.

Hope Deferred: Narratives from Zimbabwe

Thursday, Mar 3, 2011 at 1:22 p.m.

We chat with the curators of collection of narratives from Zimbabwe, from parents to farmers to former policemen and soldiers.

Your Turn

Monday, Feb 28, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

Public sector unions, domestic and foreign protests, and a looming Federal shutdown? Share your thoughts on the news of the day.

Joined by War: A Conversation Between Afghans and Americans

Thursday, Jan 27, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

In partnership with America Abroad, Kojo hosts a conversation between Afghan and American citizens.

Women in Combat

Tuesday, Jan 18, 2011 at 1:25 p.m.

Traditionally, female soldiers have been excluded from combat, but a Congressional commission recently recommended ending "all gender restrictive policies." We discuss the role of women in today's wars, and the challenges they face joining...

Eisenhower and the Military-Industrial Complex

Tuesday, Jan 11, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

Fifty years ago in his farewell address, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned the American people against the perils of a burgeoning "military-industrial complex." Though his words were largely forgotten at the time, they turned out to be...

The Future of Sudan

Tuesday, Nov 30, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

We learn about the upcoming vote that will determine whether southern Sudan breaks off into a new nation.

Afghanistan: The Way Forward

Monday, Nov 22, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

One year after a major policy review sent 30,000 troops to Afghanistan, the Obama administration and its allies are evaluating their success. While there have been measurable achievements on the ground, a looming 2011 deadline for...

Local Archaeology: Remnants of the War of 1812

Wednesday, Oct 6, 2010 at 12:38 p.m.

New pieces of history are being unearth by archeologists digging near Bladensburg Road at the DC-Maryland border. What soldiers battling the War of 1812 left behind.

Politics and the Art of Listening

Monday, Sep 20, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

Progressives and conservatives may feel they have little in common these days. But there's one thing both sides share -- they don't feel the other side is listening to them. Join Kojo as we talk with workplace consultant Howard Ross...

Local Restaurant World Tour: El Salvador

Wednesday, Sep 8, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

We explore the stories behind one our region's most vibrant and complex communities -- through food.

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