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 Politics Hour

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

Kojo and Tom Sherwood talk with Kimberly Perry, the new executive director of D.C. Vote, and Maryland Sen. Brian Frosh (D-Montgomery County).

The Politics Hour

Friday, Apr 5, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services Chief Kenneth Ellerbe and Prince George's County School Board Chair Verjeana Jacobs join Kojo in the studio.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Mar 29, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Sharon Bulova (D) and D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser, who's now a Democratic candidate for mayor.

DC's 'Living Wage' Bill And Big-Box Retailers

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

We consider a D.C. Council member's push for a higher wage requirement for the district's large retailers.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Mar 22, 2013 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.

DC By The Book

Thursday, Mar 21, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

The nation's capital has served as the backdrop for many works of fiction. We explore the literary fabric of the city and learn about a new mapping project that will help readers explore the city through books.

Local Media Upheaval

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Kojo examines the changes in the local media scene and looks ahead to how readers will get community news amid the upheaval impacting smaller, alternative publications.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Mar 15, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Angela Alsobrooks, Maryland state's attorney for Prince George's County, and D.C. Council member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) join Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

The DC Tech Sector

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013 at 1:21 p.m.

Growth of the region's tech sector has been a priority for local leaders that may start to pay dividends. Others worry the fast rises and sharp falls of some start-ups aren't a safe bet.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown joins Kojo and Tom in the studio.

The Legacy Of Gallaudet's 'Deaf President Now' Movement

Thursday, Mar 7, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Twenty-five years after a student protest led to the first deaf president at Gallaudet University and helped spur passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Kojo explores the legacy of the campus uprising.

A Basketball History Of The Washington Region

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2013 at 12:15 p.m.

We explore the area's history through one of is signature sports, and learn about a few local legends along the way.

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