Reactions to the State of the Union

Thursday, Jan 28, 2010 at 12:40 p.m.

President Obama sought to recapture the "Yes We Can" momentum of his campaign in his first State of the Union address last night. Faced with "No You Can't" gridlock in Washington, Obama hoped to turn the country's focus to the economy...

The Future of Your Cable Box

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2010 at 12:25 p.m.

watching your favorite movies and TV shows these days is just a mouse click away. So why pay for the cable box on your TV set?

Obama's First Year: A Historical Perspective

Tuesday, Jan 19, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

How does the first year of the Obama Administration compare to the first years of presidents past? We get an historical perspective.

Information Technology and the Military

Tuesday, Jan 12, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

We explore how new technology is transforming military communications, inside and outside its firewall.

Professional Sports, Guns and D.C. Law

Thursday, Jan 7, 2010 at 12:22 p.m.

He brought an unlicensed gun into the Verizon Center locker room and caused an uproar. The unexpected ripple effects of professional basketball player Gilbert Arenas's run-in with DC law.

The Resignation of Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon

Thursday, Jan 7, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

We examine the recently-announced plans of Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon to resign next month.

The Art of The Toast

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2009 at 1:06 p.m.

Paul Dickson has spent decades documenting the best (and worst) of toasting. We explore the anatomy of a great graces, blessings and holiday toasts.

Sharing Holiday Movies

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2009 at 12:06 p.m.

We'll guide you through the holiday home video rental picks -- whether you prefer "It's a Wonderful Life" or "Bad Santa."

"You Don't Bring a Gun to A Snowball Fight"

Monday, Dec 21, 2009 at 1:47 p.m.

This weekend, a snowball fight in downtown D.C. devolved into a sensational news story, when a plainclothes police officer pulled a handgun on participants. We explore how a hyper-local news stories went viral.

Kojo & Kalb

Monday, Dec 21, 2009 at 1:06 p.m.

Broadcast veteran Marvin Kalb joins Kojo to explore the Obama Administration's domestic and foreign agendas: the parts that are still achievable, and the parts that may need a new approach for the New Year.

2009: The Year in Obituaries

Looking back on those who left us in 2009: from journalistic giants like William Safire and Robert Novak to a godfather of British furniture making.

Protester Rights

Wednesday, Dec 9, 2009 at 12:06 p.m.

Some activists say it's more difficult to organize political protests in an era of "free speech zones" and aggressive law enforcement tactics. We explore the the balance between free speech and security.

The World Beyond Washington

Monday, Nov 30, 2009 at 1:06 p.m.

We discuss international news making headlines outside the U.S., and what to look for in 2010.

The Danger of "Looking on the Bright Side"

Monday, Nov 30, 2009 at 12:06 p.m.

Positive thinking is part of the American ethos. We spend millions of dollars and countless hours motivating employees and students to focus on success. But author and activist Barbara Ehrenreich says our inability to even consider failure...

Movie Magic

Tuesday, Nov 24, 2009 at 1:32 p.m.

Our panel of cinophiles looks at some of the new movies hitting the theaters for the holidays.

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