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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 Politics Hour

Friday, May 3, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

D.C. Taxi Commissioner Ron Linton and Nicholaus Kipke, the new minority leader of the Maryland House of Delegates, join us in studio.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Apr 26, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood take stock of D.C.'s recent special election and ponder the future of the region's politics.

Food Trucks: From The City To The Suburbs?

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

A look at changing regulations for food trucks in the District and the suburbs.

Life After D.C.'s Special Election - What's Next?

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

We explore how Tuesday's special election in the District is likely to shape the dynamics of the D.C. Council and the challenges facing the city.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Apr 19, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

D.C. Toasts: The Black Mixology Club

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013 at 12:20 p.m.

Prior to and during Prohibition, a number of African-American bartenders saw their craft as a gateway to the middle class in an era when many doors were closed to black workers. Kojo talks with historians and mixologists who are now unearthing the stories -- and the recipes -- behind that generation of African-American bartenders.

The Fallout Of The Attack On The Boston Marathon

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Kojo connects with a journalist from Washington who reported on the Boston Marathon bombings after running in the race himself, and with the chief of the Metro Transit Police Department here in the Washington area.

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