We speak to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) as he prepares to leave office after four years at the helm.
Everyone knows the US Capitol Building, but few know its history. The legislative home of the US has survived everything from a gas explosion to almost being burned to the ground by the British Army. Capitol Building historian Bill Allen joins Kojo.
- William (Bill) C. Allen Architectural Historian, Office of the Architect of the Capitol; author, "History of the United States Capitol: A Chronicle of Design, Construction, and Politics" (Government Printing Office).
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