DC

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jun 28, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood sit down with Abigail Smith, D.C.'s deputy mayor for education.

U Street Liquor Moratorium?

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2013 at 12:30 p.m.

As new bars and restaurants continue to open along the 14th and U Street corridor, some residents complain that their neighborhood is awash with liquor licensed establishments.

D.C. Public Libraries: A Look Back And Ahead With Ginnie Cooper

Monday, Jun 24, 2013 at 12:28 p.m.

Chief Librarian Ginnie Cooper joins Kojo in studio to talk about the past and future of DCPL.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jun 21, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker (D) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jun 14, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood sit down with U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Ronald Machen to chat about the recent prosecution of local corruption cases.

A Tale Of Two Sequesters

Monday, Jun 10, 2013 at 12:20 p.m.

Three months after the federal budget cuts known as the sequester took effect, some say the exercise has proved relatively painless, but others insist programs serving the most needy are taking damaging hits. We examine the sequester's local impact and explore how the budget cuts will continue to unfold.

The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom chat with Deborah Hersman, chair of the National Transportation Safety Board, and Jack Evans, longtime member of the D.C. Council and soon-to-be mayoral candidate.

The Washington Post Cookbook

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2013 at 12:32 p.m.

The Washington Post Food section's 1956 debut was announced with a headline declaring “Mrs. Homemaker, This Is for You!” We talk with editor Bonnie Benwick about the stories behind the recipes in the newspaper's first cookbook.

Bubble Burst? The Hirshhorn At A Crossroads

Monday, Jun 3, 2013 at 12:32 p.m.

The "Hirshhorn Bubble" was supposed to transform an iconic building along the National Mall. But the project is now in jeopardy.

The Politics Hour

Friday, May 31, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood sit down with Heather Mizeur, a potential Democratic candidate for governor in Maryland.

Archaeology in D.C.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

The history of the District of Columbia pre-dates the formation of the city itself. The story of its early inhabitants can often be found in the soil beneath the modern metropolis.

The Politics Hour

Friday, May 24, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

D.C. Council Member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6), fresh off an official launch of his mayoral campaign, joins Kojo and Tom in the studio.

Deals For Developers In DC: A WAMU Investigative Report

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo talks with WAMU reporters Patrick Madden and Julie Patel about their investigative series detailing the influence of money in D.C. politics and public policy.

The Politics Hour

Friday, May 17, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

D.C. People’s Counsel Sandra Mattavous-Frye joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

The Politics Hour

Friday, May 10, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

D.C. Council Member Marion Barry (D-Ward 8) and Arlington County Board Chairman Walter Tejada (D) join Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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