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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.

The Politics Hour - Feb. 14, 2014

Doug Duncan, former executive of Montgomery County, Md., joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about why he wants his old job back.

The Politics Hour - Feb. 7, 2014

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

D.C.'s Evolving College Affordability Debate

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

District lawmakers want to create a new publicly-funded college scholarship program for low-income high school graduates. But many fear a proposed "D.C. Promise" program -- which was tentatively approved by the D.C. Council on Tuesday -- could ultimately undermine existing federal scholarship programs for D.C. teens. We explore the future of college support programs in the District.

Crack: The Drug That Consumed The Nation's Capital

Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Kojo explores the legacy of the drug epidemic that ripped Washington, D.C., apart just a few decades ago with voices featured in WAMU 88.5's recent series on the story.

The Politics Hour - Jan. 31, 2014

Ken Ulman, a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor in Maryland, joins the team in the studio.

Metro General Manager Richard Sarles

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Many long-anticipated changes are coming to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority in the coming year. Kojo and WAMU 88.5 reporter Martin DiCaro talk with Metro General Manager Richard Sarles about where the system is headed.

The Science Of Snowstorms And Weather Prediction

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

The Washington region is bracing for four to seven inches of snow today, followed by a blast of arctic air that will plunge temperatures into the single digits. We talk with Jason Samenow, from The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang...

Behind 911: Challenges And Changes In Emergency Dispatch

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

From comforting traumatized callers to directing emergency personnel and fighting fatigue, the 911 operator has a critical role in public safety. We explore the challenges facing our region's emergency dispatchers and find out how new technology is changing their work.

The Architecture Of Metro

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo examines the architecture of Metro, and considers how its design conventions affect the system today.

The Politics Hour - Jan. 3, 2014

D.C. Democratic mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser and U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) join Kojo and Tom Sherwood.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Dec 27, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

We preview the political year 2014 with an all-star panel of guests.

What's Next For D.C. Budget Autonomy

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

We discuss the status of the budget autonomy referendum that voters passed last April and consider what's ahead in the new year.

The Politics Hour - Dec. 20, 2013

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

D.C. Council Member David Catania joins the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

Remembering Quizmaster Mac McGarry

Monday, Dec 16, 2013 at 12:49 p.m.

For five decades Mac McGarry was a fixture of Saturday morning television in Washington, hosting the teen quiz bowl "It's Academic." McGarry died last week at age 87. We revisit his 2005 interview with Kojo.

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